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