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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 ]
Dique de Abrigo 4.0 stars
Harbour - #7 of 50
El Dique de abrigo is a 1 kilometer long wall with a promenade built to protect the Sports Pier from the strong waves. Walking all the way to the end of the promenade you can enjoy beautiful views of Mera and Bastiagueiro beaches across the sea. ... [more ]
Bonos 3 Casas 4.0 stars
Entertainment, Festival, Amusement Park - #8 of 50
An excellent way of saving money to visit the main museums in A Coruña is to buy the BONO TRES CASAS. This card is for Casa de las Ciencias (House of Science), Casa del Hombre (Domus-House of Mankind) y Casa de los Peces (Aquarium ... [more ]
Casa Museo Picasso 4.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #9 of 50
Picasso lived in A Coruña when he just a 10 year old boy until he was 14. This house-museum was the home of Picasso during his early artistic development. The home has been kept intact as how it may have looked when Picasso lived here. There were ... [more ]
Statue of Breogan 4.0 stars
Sculpture, Monument, Statue, Memorial Place - #10 of 50
Breogán was a mythical Celtic Galician King that was also believed by medieval myths to be the one who built the tower or lighthouse, competing with the other legend of Hercules being the creator of the tower. Although the tower is currently ... [more ]
Ayuntamiento de A Coruña 4.0 stars
City Hall - #11 of 50
A Coruña´s Town Hall in one of the most beautiful urban landmarks in town. The beautiful roofs and sculptures in the facade make it one of the most beautiful buildings in A Coruña. The Town Hall is located in the Plaza de Maria Pita. The facade ... [more ]
Museo Arqueolóxico 4.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #12 of 50
The Archeological Museum is located is the lovely Castillo de San Anton which use to be used as a small fortress and prison for centuries. On those days the only way to access the Castle was by boat, but then a promenade has been built over the ... [more ]
Castro de Elviña 4.0 stars
Prehistoric, Classical Antiquity Site - #13 of 50
Castro de Elviña are the remains of a prehistoric village located next to the University Campus. There remains are not really that impressive, although the one hour tour was very informative. Most of the findings of the excavations in this area ... [more ]
Paseo Maritimo- Promenade 4.0 stars
Harbour - #14 of 50
Paseo Maritimo or Promenade in A Coruña is one of the longest and nicest in Europe as it goes around some of the most important landmarks and museums in town. This fantastic 9 kilometers long promenade starts by the Glass Galleries by the Marina, ... [more ]
Ventana del Atlantico 4.0 stars
Sculpture, Monument, Statue, Memorial Place - #15 of 50
Ventana del Atlántico (Window to the Atlantic) is a monument at the O Portiño view point with gorgeous views to the San Pedro Islands and the Atlantic ocean. The monument is a stone replica of a window. I really loved the view and although it was ... [more ]
Convent of the Barbaras 4.0 stars
Church, Cathedral, Chapel - #16 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 - #17 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 - #18 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 - #19 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 - #20 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 ]
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