Igreja Santa Cruz - Coimbra

Igreja Santa Cruz - Coimbra

The ornate Manueline facade of Coimbra's Santa Cruz church.

The church dates back to the 12th century and contains the tombs of the two first Portuguese kings, Afonso I and his son Sancho I


Coimbra travel guide »

In terms of historic significance and romantic beauty, Coimbra is second only to Lisbon and Oporto. Its ancient buildings cling to the side of the hill that rises above the curves of the ...