Top things to do in A Coruña

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Torre de Hércules

The World Heritage–listed Tower of Hercules sits near the windy northern tip of the city. Legend attributes its construction to one of the labours of Hercules, but it was actually the Romans who originally built thi…
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Museo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología

Not just for techies, A Coruña's National Science and Technology Museum will engage everybody. You'll see the first computer used in Spain (a monstrous IBM 650 from 1959), and the entire front section of a Boeing 74…
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Adega O Bebedeiro

It's on a humble street on the northern headland and doesn't look like much from outside, but the inside is rustically neat with a conversation-inspiring assortment of Galician bric-a-brac. The food is classic home-…
Top Choice Aquarium in A Coruña

Aquarium Finisterrae

Kids love the seal colony and the underwater Nautilus room (surrounded by sharks and 50 other fish species) at this excellent aquarium on the city's northern headland. The focus is on the marine life of Galicia's co…
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Casa Museo Picasso

Pablo Picasso lived in this large apartment from the age of nine to 13 (1891–95), while his father taught art at the Instituto da Guarda school on nearby Plaza de Pontevedra. The apartment still has the same layout,…
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True to its name, Artabria marries a tasteful interior with artistically presented dishes, and happily the tastes and textures live up to the visuals in the inventive preparations of market-fresh, mostly Galician in…
Galician in A Coruña

Pablo Gallego

This fine little restaurant prepares artful 21st-century dishes with traditional Galician market ingredients. Try sardines with guacamole and spicy Mexican pico de gallo relish, or entrecôte steak in gorgonzola and …
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A Taberna de Cunqueiro

One of a string of always-busy, indoor-outdoor bar-restaurants along narrow Calle Estrella, the Cunqueiro is frequently the busiest and liveliest of them all, attracting a totally mixed crowd with its free tapas and…
Museum in A Coruña

Museo Arqueológico e Histórico

The 16th-century Castillo de San Antón, the fort set on its own little promontory guarding the entrance to the port, now houses the Museo Arqueológico e Histórico, with an eclectic collection ranging widely over the…
Museum in A Coruña

Museo de Belas Artes

Highlights at the sleek Fine Arts Museum include paintings by Rubens, Picasso, Tintoretto and Sorolla, an impressive collection of Goya prints and a fine exhibit of 19th-century Galician Sargadelos ceramics.