La Coruna is a city in northwestern Spain, part of the Autonomous Community of Galicia. Beautifully perched on the Atlantic coast, the city has been a haven for various peoples and cultures, enriching the history of La Coruna for over 2,000 years with a legacy of legends, myths and cultural history.
La Coruna is an administrative center, a region of vast green landscapes, with a rich Celtic and Roman heritage, which gives the city to this day a mystical and magical charm. The inspiration for the name of the city comes from its part in the sea. An important fact in the history of the city is the departure of the ill-fated Invincible Armada in 1588, with the defeat of which ended the Spanish naval power.
It is difficult to say where to start a tour of La Coruna, but a good start would be the arched central square of Plaza de Maria Pita, named after a local heroine who gives an alarm at night and thus saves the city from British attack in 1589 year.
Interesting are the Palacio Municipal - the city council and Castillo de San Anton - the archeological museum with exhibits of Roman culture in Galicia and beautiful Iberian and Celtic metal works. Nearby is the Collegiate church of Santiago in mixed Romanesque-Gothic style, two blocks away is the church of Santa Maria del Campo, built by the Guild of Sailors, with a beautiful sculpted Romanesque portal, with the sculpture of the Crucifix from the XV century in front.
In La Coruna is the Torre de Hercules - the Tower of Hercules, built by the Romans in the II century AD, significantly changed in 1790. According to many, this 104 meter high tower is the oldest still functioning lighthouse, which is also the emblem of the city.
The state-of-the-art building across the bay is Domos, an interactive museum of humanity designed in 1990 by Japanese architect Arata Isozaki. The architecture of La Coruna is saturated with different styles from the 19th century, which give the city variety and impressive appearance. The city is known around the world for its other wealth. La Coruna has a football club in the elite division of Spain and it is "Deportivo La Coruna".
Economically, the city is a bustling commercial port on the Atlantic Ocean, which distributes agricultural goods produced in the region. La Coruna is a modern city that combines traditional agricultural and fisheries sectors with new successful industries such as textiles and fashion, as a good example of this is the Inditex group, whose stores - Zara, Springfield and others - are around the world.
The city of La Coruna is a very suitable destination to enjoy the sun and beaches, with an average temperature of 14 ° C and over 2000 hours of sunshine per year, as well as to practice water sports such as surfing, sailing, diving and fishing.

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