Cúpula Atlántica

A Coruña

The Monte de San Pedro is topped by this 360-degree observation dome, with information displays on A Coruña.

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Nearby A Coruña attractions

1. Monte de San Pedro

0.03 MILES

This hilltop park 2km northwest of the city centre provides exceptional views over the city and coast, and contains the Cúpula Atlántica, an observation…

2. Ascensor Panorámico

0.25 MILES

Part of the fun of visiting the Monte de San Pedro is getting up there in the Ascensor Panorámico, a large glass ball that slowly ascends the steep…

4. Aquarium Finisterrae

1.43 MILES

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…

5. Beach


A Coruña's city beach is a glorious, 1.4km-long protected sweep of sand, often with decent surfing waves. Named Playa del Orzán at its east end and Playa…

6. Casa Museo Picasso

1.63 MILES

Pablo Picasso lived in this large apartment from the age of nine to 13 (1891–95), while his father taught art at a nearby school. The apartment is kitted…

7. Torre de Hércules

1.63 MILES

It was actually the Romans who originally built this lighthouse at the windy northern tip of the city, in the 1st century CE – a beacon on the furthest…

8. Museo de Belas Artes

1.86 MILES

Highlights at the sleek Fine Arts Museum include paintings by Rubens, Picasso, Tintoretto and Sorolla, an impressive collection of Goya prints and a fine…