Coimbra – the Pride of Portugal

2023-10-15T00:06:32+00:00Categories: Europe, Portugal|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

By Chris McBeath When I think of robes and academia, the staff at Hogwarts comes to mind. Snapes billowing down ancient corridors, bats passing through mournful apparitions, and eclectic treasures appearing at every corner. Then I discovered Portugal's Coimbra University. One of the world's oldest universities (est. 1290) may not offer moving staircases or turreted spires, but Coimbra is said to have inspired some of JK Rowling's imaginings. The [...]