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Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules)

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Address: La Coruna, Spain
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+34 981 22 37 30
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Built by the Romans around AD 98–117, this is the world's oldest...

Built by the Romans around AD 98–117, this is the world's oldest functioning lighthouse.

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Go to A Corona its Cheap to eat, sorry Great value, great wines, Great people, great area, Try the Route de Tapa, each bar when you buy a drink, give a free Tapa,

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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Bicester, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Go to A Corona its Cheap to eat, sorry Great value, great wines, Great people, great area, Try the Route de Tapa, each bar when you buy a drink, give a free Tapa,

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La Coruna, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a difficult decision to make when we toured the Tower of Hercules. The weather was cloudy and foggy and it was near the end of the day. We decided to take the tour and I am extremely happy we did! We made lifetime memories! The remnants from the original tower and the base of the... More 

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Lafayette, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lighthouse is worth the visit. There is parking very nearby and plenty of placards explaining the history and architecture of the place. Gorgeous views from the top.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tower of Hercules is an ancient Roman lighthouse. The views from the tower are spectacular. The ticket price is 3€

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A unique Historical monument worth visiting. Can be in the North of Spain without stopping and stepping at the Tower of Hercules. The scenery will transport you back in time and fill you with the History of the place.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Better to go while you are fit enough to walk the steps to the top,the view is worth it if you can catch your breath

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Colima, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

It is an ancient Roman lighthouse refurbished at medioevo, mantains the original structure inside. The view of the Bay incredible.

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Trinidad And Tobago, Caribbean
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Excellent place to visit in Coruna city. Good view, excellent boulevard, breeze place. Recomendable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Now I know why is on the top of tripadvisor. I high recommend to everyone to visit this amazing Tower. The tickets are really cheap only 3€ for adults. Enjoy my pictures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

First lighthouse of the humanity. The story and culture behind this historical piece is really interesting. You enter the lighthouse through the old Roman structure. The tower is really high to climb, but the view worths every penny.

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