Prisao Academica, Coimbra

3.4
#3 of 10 in Museums in Coimbra
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
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  • a 2 cell prison from the time that the University had own court. A perfect add-on if visiting Biblioteca Joanina. 
    a 2 cell prison from the time that the University had own court. A perfect add-on if visiting Biblioteca Joanina.  more »
  • Odd to see a prison this large in a university to hold the misbehaving students. Bars on the windows and doors. Beautiful ceiling in the prison. It is next to the Library. 
    Odd to see a prison this large in a university to hold the misbehaving students. Bars on the windows and doors. Beautiful ceiling in the prison. It is next to the Library.  more »
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  • There is absolutely nothing to see there (apart from walls)
  • I would not recommend this for anyone with claustrophobia. The cell is tiny and really made you imagine what it would be like to be locked up in there.

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