A visit to UNESCO’s World Heritage University of Coimbra must be one of the things to do in Coimbra! It is one of the oldest universities in Europe and was founded in Lisbon in 1290; it moved permanently to Coimbra in 1537. In the University, aside from the Joanina Library, you may discover S. Miguel Chapel, Academic and Medieval Prison, Arms Room, Capelos Room, Private Examination Room and the University Tower. Located at the oldest part of Coimbra and characterized as being a high region, the University of Coimbra is accompanied by the city museum as well as the New Cathedral (Sé Nova). You will need time to walk around the city in order to get to know all the details.