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La Coruna's Joan of Arc (sort of)

This monument could almost be mistaken for Winged Victory (without the wings) or Athena, warrior... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hero of Coruña

Maria Pita is a hero to the people of Coruña and rightly she has a monument in her honour, a plaza... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
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Plaza Maria Pita, 15001 La Coruna, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This monument could almost be mistaken for Winged Victory (without the wings) or Athena, warrior goddess, but this is a real flesh and bones heroine in the mold of Joan of Arc. The spear and the body at her feet are central to her legendary...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Maria Pita is a hero to the people of Coruña and rightly she has a monument in her honour, a plaza named after her and a public holiday and festival. The statue stirs up images of her awesome fearless deed fighting the invading British.

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

This is a beautiful statue, it is of a lady who alledgely warned of the invasion of Francis Drake, whether this is true or not I will leave upto you.

Thank budeSheffield
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This is a nice statue and it is worth seeing, Better because it is in the lovely plaza names after her. A good point of interest if you are in the area.

Thank peetajohn
Reviewed 17 August 2017

nice square to sit and have a drink/lunch in very quiet place or at least it was when we were there. Its just in off the harbour area and surrounded by the main walking and shopping streets

Thank skinsmulhall
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a very fitting monument in the honour of this courageous woman who showed great leadership when defending this part of Spain against invaders (English, as it happened), several centuries ago. Occupying a central position in the plaza of the same name, this is...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017

She is well remembered as one of those that fought for city of Coruna. Her Statue is the remembrance of her courageous act. A big square and the Heroine of Galicia.

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a beautiful square with old traditional buildings. You can just sit there to rest or you can try the restaurants in the square. I tried Pulpera and Norey, very good restaurants for trying the Coruna cuisine.

Thank IsabelMCosta
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The centre of A Corona, all roads lead the way, chill drink coffee have a tapa, chill drink Wine, try the Al Barinho if its white, if its a red, try the Local A Robero, wow I'm masticating thinking about the Food and Drink.

Thank aaronbeattie3
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Read the history of the Gallician Joan of Arc and enjoy the central square. A must visit when in A Coruna

Thank CGK60
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