"THE CRISTAL CITY" Top 5 Page for this destination Coruña by arlequin_g

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Located in the northwest of Spain, at the Atlantic Ocean, the ancient Brigantia is an historic maritime city, wich importance stands out since roman ages to present time.
The history of A Coruña is the history of its port, very famous in anciente saling. Witness of this is its very tall roman lighthouse, built in the second century. This lighthouse is known as "La torre de Hércules" (The tower of Hercules).
One of the most outstanding signs of identity of A Coruña are the numeruos glass façades of the XIX century buildings, which gave to A Coruña the name of "Glass City".

  • Last visit to Coruña: Sep 2001
  • Intro Updated Apr 13, 2003
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  • Aug 31, 2009 at 5:17 AM

    there are buses between the airport to Coruna from 7.15h - 21.45h every 30 minutes; saturdays 7.30h - 22.00h every 60 min, sundays 8.30h - 22.00 every 60 min. ticket is 1.25 euro. Taxi costs are about 20 euro from aeroport to Coruna

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    Aug 26, 2007 at 2:07 AM

    Hi Jose, we got as far as Santiago and were tempted to go on up to Coruna!out of time as usual but nice to see your photos and tips instead thanks!

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    Jun 1, 2005 at 3:44 PM

    Great page! The Celtic park really looks interesting!

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    Mar 3, 2005 at 6:43 PM

    nice pics...loe the Celtic Park...i am shocked that it is recently constructed...thot for a while it was some kind of Stonehenge of Spain!!!

  • into-thin-air's Profile Photo
    Sep 3, 2004 at 8:15 AM

    Very Well written page Jose !! Wonderful photos and really useful tips too !! Did you walk the Coruña leg of the "Camino Ingles" to Santiago de Compostella ?? -- I ask because I also really enjoyed your photos from there too !!

  • Kristina1701's Profile Photo
    Sep 1, 2004 at 10:09 AM

    awesome pic of Castillo de San Antón! and those sculptures look interesting too! :)

  • micas_pt's Profile Photo
    Jun 27, 2004 at 6:06 AM

    Hola Jose. Nice page about A Coruña. Galicia is so beautiful!!

  • Narviking's Profile Photo
    Nov 15, 2003 at 9:27 AM

    A part of Spain often "forgotten" by tourists I think. Hope to see it next time I am in Spain. Greetings from Norway !

  • DanielF's Profile Photo
    Jun 12, 2003 at 10:21 AM

    Beautiful page, both pictures and text. By the way, those menhirs whose name you have forgotten are a work of Manuel Paz and they are located in the Celtic Park. If I am not wrong, they are meant to depict the seven celtic nations.

  • Xander555's Profile Photo
    Apr 29, 2003 at 1:07 PM

    Wonderful photographs here. This looks like a town worth visiting!


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