We went to the Museo arqueologico to find out a little bit more about the history and background of A Coruña and its past. We were not disappointed. Interesting exhibits, nice location.
The castle has got spectacular views and it's very well looked after. There are very fine Celtic jewellery on display and also there is an old reservoir (now became a wishing well). It is definitely one of the places that must be seen while visiting Coruna. The entrance fee is only €2 each.
This castle is very small, however the view from there to the city is pretty amazing. It was originally constructed over an island and used as the first defense against incoming navies. The museum is good and has a very decent collection of Roman carved stones gathered from spots where permanent roman settlements were constructed around Galicia. Also, the celtic... More
The museum itself is OK with some beautiful Celtic jewellery and some interesting facts. But on the fine day we went the views and the castle itself were the best thing about visiting.
My wife and I visited La Coruna on a Cruise. We didn't have a ton of time, but Castillo de San Anton was well worth the time. There was a worker in a booth, and we expected to pay some fee to enter, but he gave us a couple of passes and said there was no admission. There are several... More
The castle was built in 1587 to defend the city against attacks from the sea. When Francis Drake attacked the city in 1589 the castle was able to defend the entrance to the city. There is a platform where the artillery was placed and there are still some cannon on display there. The castle has the irregular form of a... More
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