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Plaza de Maria Pita

Centro Historico, 15001 La Coruna, Spain
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“town hall” (14 reviews)
“maria pita” (32 reviews)
“old town” (22 reviews)
Centro Historico, 15001 La Coruna, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful historic square with cafes and restaurants.Not to be missed. Leads into the old quarter of La Coruna.Must see

Thank Cagi M
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is very nice place where you can enjoy your drink in one of the restaurants directly looking at the main La Coruna square

Thank Observer76
Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressive architecture in this grand square with some statues which is all the more remarkable when you realise that La Coruna was often ransacked from the 12th Century onwards.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The plaza itself is very nice with lots of restaurants around and (at least when we were there) very clean. However be sure and get the background on Maria Pita and why there is a statue there and her background. She was quite a character...More

1  Thank RC30319
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Plaza or Praza reminds me of the great squares in Antwerp, Bruges or Bruxelles. It is quite big and you wouldn't know when you walk along the port because of the buildings that are facing the port. Once you go behind his first row...More

Thank Steirasepp
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Large impressive, grand square in A Coruña named in honour of Maria Pita who fought heroically and inspired others to fight against the English, led by Sir Francis Drake, when they attacked A Coruña in 1589. There is a statue in the middle of the...More

Thank DrewJones17
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I was short on time and the lady at my hotel recommended that if I were to visit 2 tings in A Coruña, it should be the area around this square and the Tower of Hercules. I am glad that I followed her advice.

Thank goodtripper
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Friday night is always a great experience in any Plaza Major, and A Coruña's is no exception. Lots of choices and opportunities to sit, watch, and take it all in.

Thank yogiacomo
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

La Coruna was a bit of a surprise as one of many cruise stops we had. A beautiful city on the sea. We walked everywhere and stumbled on this plaza. Quite big with statues and great architecture on a large government building there. Adjacent to...More

Thank Averagejoe001
Reviewed 25 June 2017

It's a Plaza. It's square. It has shops and cafes. Government buildings on one side, statue of Maria Pita on the other.

Thank Karen M
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