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Plaza de Maria Pita

Centro Historico, 15001 La Coruna, Spain
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“town hall” (14 reviews)
“old town” (22 reviews)
“maria pita” (30 reviews)
Centro Historico, 15001 La Coruna, Spain
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Reviewed 5 days 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

Thank RC30319
Reviewed 5 days 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We strolled along and came to the Square, what a beautiful area, the main building was beautiful, detailed and well kept, the whole square was very pretty, there are some places to sit and enjoy the view. this is located just one street back form...More

1  Thank ElizabethEnglish
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Lovely restaurants with great food around the square and wonderful Architecture in pleasant surroundings !.

Thank ksb301
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Visited La Coruna on our cruise and this building and in fact the whole square it is in is superb. Got so many pictures around this area

Thank Paul H
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