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Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules)
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$238.44*
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Private 3.5-Hour Custom Tour of A Coruña with Guide
Ranked #1 of 80 things to do in La Coruna
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Owner description: Built by the Romans around AD 98–117, this is the world's oldest functioning lighthouse.
Reviewed March 17, 2013

The Tower and the views are fantastic I loved sitting outside the tower over looking the sea and Coruna, the Aquarium is about 900 yards away from the Tower.
A note of caution do not park in the towers carparking site there are a few men that direct you to a parking space {they do not work there} and then expect you to pay them,the best place to park is opposite the Aquarium and it does not cost you any thing.

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Reviewed March 16, 2013

This beautiful Roman lighthouse, in La Coruña (NW Spain) is the oldest Roman lighthouse in the world still in use: it´s nearly 2000 years old and is now part of UNESCO´s World Heritage. It´s all made of stone and it´s surrounded by an open air museum. The views from the tower and the nearby area are simply breath-taking: cliffs and open sea, that can get really wild in stormy weather. This spot will surprise you more than you will ever imagine. And once you are here go and see the nearby town of La Coruña, you won´t regret it.

3  Thank NBZouk2010
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Reviewed January 8, 2013

A great ancient lighthouse dominates the city. It´s the oldest lighthouse in the world that is still operative. In the top you´ll find a awesome view of the city and the coast, so... if you can... visit it!

4  Thank ekova
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Reviewed December 15, 2012

I really can't say anything bad about La Coruña ... I adore and love this town...that is why we get back as much as we can

3  Thank KarenMOglesby
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Reviewed December 7, 2012

This monument exceeded my expectations. The park setting was fantastic and allowed the space around the structure so you could really appreciate it. The monument was well preserved, very clean and well run. We hiked up to the top and enjoyed the views of the ocean and town. Appreciated that the information throughout the structure was in multiple languages so we could read about the history in English. Also, parking was free...when does that happen????

Also really liked this town. Had lunch at a Brazillian Grill in old town that was excellent.

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