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Sights around La Coruna

By Nancy Gallen Subscribe to RSS | August 6th 2012 | Views:
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La Coruna is a beautiful ancient city in Galicia that has many interesting sights for tourists. There are old and new monuments; natural and man-made places of interest in this lovely city that can keep the locals and tourists occupied anytime.

Region’s best

La Coruna boasts of the longest promenade in Europe along its beaches to the delight of tourists. One can enjoy whiling away the time at the promenade when holidaying in La Coruña.

Ancient attractions abound in the city with various museums showcasing art, history, anthropology and science. One can enjoy a half day or full day city tour which includes the world famous Roman Hercules tower which is a very ancient lighthouse with 239 steps. Many visitors have enjoyed the climb up to its top to view the picturesque panorama from this 2,000-year-old UNESCO World Heritage site. This tower was built by the Romans as a defensive structure over its seas against possible pirate attacks.

Other attractions found in this city include the 16th century San Antón Castle; this ancient fortress is located on an island which makes a worthy visit. Another ancient castle is Castillo de San Diego; it has been converted into an interesting local archaeological museum. There are also many ancient cathedrals and churches that showcase their colorful history and beautiful structures. One can explore the rich history of this region through its many ancient and rich structures which must be enjoyed leisurely.

Families on vacation to La Coruña would also enjoy the massive aquarium “La Casa de los Peces” which boasts of more than 300 marine species that would delight visitors of all ages.

Vibrant nightlife

One would be delighted with the lively nightlife in La Coruña; there is always a hive of activity after the sunset. Bars and pubs that line the narrow streets of the city would b filled with patrons from sunset till early morning.

There would be live music, dancing and merry making at these locations. Beer and local win flow freely as holidaymakers mingle as freely with the locals.

No tourist would refuse to come back to La Coruña after discovering the delights of this spot in its day and night offering. One would definitely enjoy the best of both worlds in La Coruña as an individual or as a family.

La Coruna mixes the ancient and modern structures well to provide a great environment for the traditional industries such as agriculture and fishing to be successful like the modern industries like fashion and textile.

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