Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in A Coruña, Spain


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 15 sights
Distance 3 km
Ascend 59 m
Descend 57 m

Experience A Coruña in Spain in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Individual Sights in A Coruña

Sight 1: Picasso House Museum

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Picasso House Museum

The Picasso House Museum is a museum house in A Coruña opened on December 18, 2002. 33 works are reproduced in the museum, of which 4 are by the father and the others were made by the young Picasso during his stay in the Herculean city, the works are integrated into the decoration of the house in the different rooms except in the bedrooms. Among the works exhibited are oils on canvas, oils on wood, pencil and pen drawings, inks, coals and watercolors. In the house that houses the museum resided the painter Pablo Picasso between 1891 and 1895. It is a typical dwelling in the area of the 19th-century widening, and is preserved the same as it was when the Ruiz Picasso family lived with original furniture, objects and appliances and the time. The house is located on the second floor of 14 Paio Gomez Street, in the middle of the city.

Wikipedia: Casa Museo Picasso (GL), Website

262 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: Igrexa de Santa Lucía

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The church of Santa Lucía is a religious temple in A Coruña, located in the Plaza de Lugo do Ensanche.

Wikipedia: Igrexa de Santa Lucía da Coruña (GL), Website

447 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Méndez Núñez Garden

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The Gardens of Méndez Núñez are gardens in the city of A Coruña located between the Cantons and the port. They are dedicated to mariner Casto Méndez Núñez, hero of the First Pacific War.

Wikipedia: Xardíns de Méndez Núñez (GL), Website

324 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: Colon Theatre

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Colon Theatre

The Teatro Colón is a scenic performance centre located in the gardens of Méndez Núñez, centre of the city of A Coruña. The Teatro Colón is owned by the Provincial Council of A Coruña and managed by Novacaixagalicia since its reopening in 2006.

Wikipedia: Teatro Colón da Coruña (GL), Website

266 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: Rosalía de Castro Theatre

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Rosalía de Castro Theatre

The Rosalía de Castro Theatre is a cultural institution in the city of A Coruña, municipally owned, managed by the Municipal Institute Coruña Espectáculos (IMCE) of the City Council of A Coruña and directed by Javier Sabadie Iglesias. It is a scenic representation centre located in the centre of the Herculean city, in the middle of Calle Real and very close to the Plaza de María Pita. It has also been located since May 20, 1994, the Library of the Provincial Council of A Coruña.

Wikipedia: Teatro Rosalía de Castro (GL), Website

133 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Galerías da Mariña

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A gallery is a building element and architectural composition, used in much of the northern peninsula, especially in Galician architecture of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In Galician residential bourgeois architecture it achieved its highest degree of development by becoming a fundamental piece of housing buildings.

Wikipedia: Galería (arquitectura) (GL)

183 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: Wenceslao Fernández Flórez

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Wenceslao Fernández Flórez

Wenceslao Fernández Flórez was a popular Galician journalist and novelist of the early 20th century. Throughout his career, he retained an intense fondness for the land of his birth.

Wikipedia: Wenceslao Fernández Flórez (EN)

25 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 8: Vicente Risco

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Vicente Risco

Vicente Martínez Risco Agüero was a Galician intellectual of the 20th century. He was a founder member of Xeración Nós, and among the most important figures in the history of Galician literature. He is well regarded for his writings on Galician nationalism, as well as a contributor to the Galician New Narrative. He is also the father of Spanish novelist and critic Antonio Risco.

Wikipedia: Vicente Risco (EN)

67 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 9: Igrexa de San Nicolás

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The church of San Nicolao is a Baroque-style religious temple located in A Coruña. It is one of the historical parishes of the city of A Coruña, with Santa María, Santiago and San Xurxo.

Wikipedia: Igrexa de San Nicolao da Coruña (GL), Website

136 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: Igrexa de San Xurxo

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Igrexa de San Xurxo

Igrexa de San Xurxo (English: Church of Saint George) is a church in A Coruña, Province of A Coruña, Galicia, Spain. It is built in the baroque style.

Wikipedia: Igrexa de San Xurxo (A Coruña) (EN)

236 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Porlier

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Juan Díaz Porlier, also known as the "Marquesito", was a Spanish military commander active during the Peninsular War.

Wikipedia: Juan Díaz Porlier (EN)

110 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 12: Casares Quiroga House Museum

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Casares Quiroga House Museum

Santiago Casares y Quiroga was Prime Minister of Spain from 13 May to 19 July 1936. Casares Quiroga resigned just 48 hours after the beginning of the military insurrection that led to the Spanish Civil War.

Wikipedia: Santiago Casares Quiroga (EN), Website

252 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 13: Isabel Zendal Gómez

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Isabel Zendal Gómez was a Spanish nurse from Galicia who took part in the Balmis Expedition, which took smallpox vaccination to South America and Asia.

Wikipedia: Isabel Zendal (EN)

118 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 14: The Fine Arts Museum

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The Museum of Fine Arts of A Coruña, state-owned and managed transferred to the Ministry of Culture, Education and University of the Xunta de Galicia, is a modern building that sits in the former convent of the Capuchins.

Wikipedia: Museo de Belas Artes da Coruña (GL), Website

422 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 15: Igrexa Castrense de San Andrés

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The church of Santo André is a neo-Romanesque-style religious temple located on the homonymous street of A Coruña.

Wikipedia: Igrexa de Santo André da Coruña (GL)


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