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Torre de Hercules

Torre de Hercules might be the world’s oldest light house. It was built by the Romans in the 2nd century and is well worth a visit. It provides an amazing history and an excellent overview of La Coruna.
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Ciudad Vieja

Ciudad Vieja is a compact zone constituting most of the old La Coruna which dates back to before the mid-19th century. In this area you can find the city’s flamboyant and unmistakable landmark, ayuntamiento.
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The Beaches

La Coruna’s coastline offers a stunning 30 kilometre stretch of sandy beaches. Playa de Riazor and Playa de Orzan are two protected beaches conveniently close to the city. In the summer, buses regularly go from the town centre to the fabulously sandy Playa de Baldaio.
Castelo de San Anton

Castelo de San Anton

This 12th century fortress is keeping watch over the port and the Old Town of La Coruna. Today it houses a Museo Arqueoloxico e Historico (The Historical and Archaeological museum) with some rather incongruous ancient Egyptian pieces through Roman and Visigoth artefacts to more recent times.
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Galerias

La Coruna has been dubbed the ‘city of glass’ and if you head down to the waterfront you will find out why. Multi storey houses sport a rather unusual and almost uniform protective layer of “galerias” or glassed-in balconies.
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Museo de Bellas Artes (Museum of Modern Art)

This innovative building features a brilliant art gallery with works by Rubens and etchings by Goya. There is also an impressive collection of 16th and 17th century European paintings.
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