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A Coruña (La Coruna) Attractions

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Tower of Hercules 5.0 stars
Cape, Lighthouse - #1 of 50
The Torre de Hercules (Hercules Tower) is the symbol of the city of A Coruña, my hometown. This beautiful Ancient lighthouse built in the 2nd Century during Roman times has survived the times and a few changes in its exterior structure and ... [more ]
Paseo de los Menhires 5.0 stars
Sculpture, Monument, Statue, Memorial Place - #2 of 50
This is one of the most beautiful areas within the parque de la Torre. The menhires are light gray granite structures located in a flat field with gorgeous views to the Atlantic as well as the neighbor coast of Mera and Santa Cruz. The menhires ... [more ]
Obelisco 4.0 stars
Sculpture, Monument, Statue, Memorial Place - #3 of 50
El Obelisco is a small clock tower in the city center at the Cantón Grande. This small clock dates from the end of the 19th century and it was built as homage to a member of the Galician Senate (Linares Rivas) who always supported A Coruña. The ... [more ]
Ciudad Vieja 4.0 stars
Quarter - #4 of 50
What I love the most about the Ciudad Vieja (Old town) in A Coruña is that here you will find medieval squares, fountains and churches intact. There are so many beautiful details merging with the urban face of the town. I absolutely love the ... [more ]
Teatro Colón 4.0 stars
Opera, Theatre, Concert Hall - #5 of 50
The Teatro Colon is located in the city center and was one of the most important theaters in the early 1900´s. For many decades theater was not so popular so it mainly worked as a cinema. Now it is a modern theater where you can enjoy many of the ... [more ]
San Amaro 4.0 stars
Beach - #6 of 50
If you want to experience how it feels to be an ice cube you can come an swim at this beach. Winter is definitely not an option but even in summer is absolutely freezing. The beach is quite small but very popular as it is quite protected from the ... [more ]
Convent of the Barbaras 4.0 stars
Church, Cathedral, Chapel - #7 of 50
This little corner of the old quarter just looked like a postcard. So quiet and peaceful, this beautiful and secluded 14th century convent of located in the Plaza de las Barbaras in the heart of the Ciudad Vieja. The beautiful figures at the ... [more ]
Orzan 4.0 stars
Beach - #8 of 50
Orzan beach is one of the best urban beaches in town and along the Paseo Maritimo. It is very popular for surfers when the weather provides some nice waves as is the only beach that is not rocky on the shore. Sea here can be very unpredictable so ... [more ]
Monte de San Pedro 4.0 stars
Other Urban Landmark - #9 of 50
The Monte de San Pedro is a large area with parks and gardens and shopping centers. It is now more accessible thanks to the lift that goes to the park from the Promenade around the Millennium. As I got to the park there were beautiful pathways, ... [more ]
Traditional Wooden Touristic Trams 4.0 stars
Entertainment, Festival, Amusement Park - #10 of 50
A fantastic way to enjoy a trip around town is to take one of the small wooden trams at the city touristic center. The tramps are accurate reproductions of the original trams that used to run in the city in the early 20th Century. This trams run ... [more ]
Patisserie La Gran Antilla 4.0 stars
Shopping - #11 of 50
This patisserie is the perfect place for all chocoholics. La Gran Antilla was open in A Coruña in the late 1800´s and to day they still keep the same traditional way of baking their beautiful creations. Not a cheap buy in here, but the taste is ... [more ]
Mercado de San Agustín 4.0 stars
Shopping - #12 of 50
The Mercado de San Agustin in a food market in the center of town that has been opened since the beginning of last century. It is still a market where people can go and get really nice fresh fish and meat. Nowadays there is not much to do there ... [more ]
Batalla de las Flores 4.0 stars
Entertainment, Festival, Amusement Park - #13 of 50
The Batalla de las Flores (Flower battle) is a one day parade celebrated each year during the month of August, as a homage to the city of A Coruña. It is really exciting with loads of fireworks, music and thousands of flowers. What makes it even ... [more ]
John Lennon Monument 4.0 stars
Sculpture, Monument, Statue, Memorial Place - #14 of 50
If you are a fan of John Lennon this will be a nice monument to visit. It is located at the other end of the Kiosco Alfonso museum in the Mendez Nuñez gardens. It is a bronze statue of the songwriter with his guitar. There is a small inscription ... [more ]
Rosa de los Vientos 4.0 stars
Cape, Lighthouse - #15 of 50
Within the Torre de Hercules park one of the most beautiful sites is the Rosa de los Vientos (Rose of the winds) also known as Nautic rose , is a giantlike replica of a Nautic Rose, the one that divides the horizon in sections, beautifully tiled ... [more ]
Museo Domus 4.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #16 of 50
Domus or House of Mankind is a large building by the promenade with views to the Atlantic ocean. Both the building and the museum are fantastic. This was one of the first interactive science museums in the world. Recently they have added an IMAX ... [more ]
Parque de la Torre 4.0 stars
Park - #17 of 50
I really love this sea side park with its beautiful sculptures and natural beauty. I love the great views of the opposite Mera coast and the roaring Atlantic ocean. As it is adjacent to the Tower of Hercules it is usually visited by loads of ... [more ]
Plaza de Maria Pita 4.0 stars
Square - #18 of 50
I love the Maria Pita square as there is always something on, street markets, open-air exhibitions, concerts, everything! Also the square is surrounded with glass covered terraces so you can sit in any of the restaurants outside enjoying the ... [more ]
Panoramic Lift Monte de San Pedro 4.0 stars
Entertainment, Festival, Amusement Park - #19 of 50
The views over the Atlantic from this great panoramic lift were fantastic. The lift was made completely of glass and ascends over 100 meters from the promenade (Paseo Maritimo) to the Mount of San Pedro. You can get a return or single ticket, but ... [more ]
Jardines de Núñez Menéndez 4.0 stars
Park - #20 of 50
Jardines (Gardens) of Mendez Nuñez is a beautiful botanic garden and public park right in the heart of town. What is most unique about his park is that it keeps the same features, benches, type of plants, fountains from the original design back ... [more ]
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