Palácio de Sub Ripas
Núcleo da Cidade Muralhada/Torre de Almedina
Housed in the medieval tower directly above the Arco de Almedina, this historical museum displays a plaster reproduction of Coimbra’s...
Torre de Anto
On Rua Sub Ripas in Coimbra's upper town is the Torre de Anto, a tower that once formed part of the town walls.
Arco de Almedina
Long a Moorish stronghold and for a century the seat of Portugal's kings, Coimbra's upper town rises quickly and picturesquely from the...
Fado ao Centro
At the bottom of the old town, this friendly fado centre makes a good place to introduce yourself to the genre. There's a performance...
Restaurante Zé Neto
This marvellous family-run place specialises in homemade Portuguese standards, including cabrito (kid). Come in the late morning and...
Palácio de Sub Ripas information
Lonely Planet review
Up Rua Sub Ripas in Coimbra's upper town is the grand Manueline doorway of the early-16th-century Palácio de Sub Ripas; its Renaissance windows and stone ornaments are the work of Jean de Rouen, whose workshop was nearby.