Go Discover Portugal Travel Logo Go Discover Portugal Travel English site Va descobrir Portugsl

Full-service travel booking Portugal, corporate & group travel
Booking & Infoline ☎ +351 918354714
info & contact

Arco de Almedina, Coimbra

FavoriteLoadingAdd to planner! ❤ Go to trip planner!
See related: | |

The Arco de Almedian or Arch of Almedina is the only remaining entrance gate to the original city of Coimbra and one of the view remaining examples of Moorish architecture in Coimbra,

The Moors invaded the Iberian peninsula in 711 and conquered Iberia and parts of France including the Western part of Iberia which was later to become Portugal until 1148 when the first king of Portugal Henriques Afonso regained what was now to become his country.
During the Moorish occupation, the various cultures in Iberia coexisted peacefully along side each other, and even to this day much of Moorish culture can be traced in the buildings, street-plans in the cities and the Portuguese language.

The Arcos de Almedina consists of two arched entrances into the old city one on the outside gate and a smaller one to the inside called the Arco de Almedina pequeno. The arches are both impressive examples of Moorish architecture and show how secured the stronghold was in the city of Coimbra in the middle ages.

See related: | |
Type: Moorish city gate
Prices from: Free entry

We help you plan your event in Portugal, no costs, fees or obligations

We reply within 4 working hours, For a faster response call 00351 918354714

Book Restaurants || Accommodation |! Leisure activities in Portugal - we help you find and book the best safely at no extra cost.

read about this Point of Interest!

Arco de Almedina, Coimbra

what our customers say:

Vivien Chan – The Hague / The Netherlands
I commend Go Discover Portugal for their very personalized service. Overall experience, totally fantastic! I look forward to coming back to Portugal again and do all my bookings with Go Discover!

We provide bespoke, made to measure solutions for group and corporate travel to Portugal.

Accommodation, Activities, Event spaces, Team building, Catering, Restaurants and Transfers are our specialties.

Our Customers for Corporate events

Go Discover Portugal customers Go Discover Portugal customers All content, design and photo's on this site are protected by copyright © All material is our property, we do not allow and will not tolerate any duplication on the internet or on printed matter, without our written consent! Go discover Portugal 2012 - 2018