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Castle of San Anton

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Not so Hidden Gem!

The Castle of San Anton is a small sea fort which will be familiar to any cruisers visiting the... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2018
Well-Maintained Fortress With Good Exhibits

The range of items exhibited in this small castle/fort is impressive, ranging from local... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Santander, Spain
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Reviewed 20 November 2018

The Castle of San Anton is a small sea fort which will be familiar to any cruisers visiting the port. But have you looked inside? The fort itself is well preserved, with a chapel in the upper levels and an underground cistern, still full of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

The Castle has been a fortress, a governor's residence and a prison in its history and now houses the City's archaeological and historical museum. This has some good exhibits from Roman times as well as some gold treasures from the iron and bronze ages. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

The complete name is: "Archeological and History Museum of La Coruna." We liked the religious (Chapel) component of the museum quite a bit. This museum was so perfect on so many levels, the setting is so very beautiful with views and lots of grass that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

The range of items exhibited in this small castle/fort is impressive, ranging from local prehistoric times to the early 20th century. Also, the location gives you a beautiful view of La Coruna. The exhibit signage is in Galician and Spanish, but there are brochures in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JP C
Reviewed 13 July 2018

This small museum of the area's history is well laid out and has many fascinating artefacts. There is a good introductory leaflet in English and a few of the rooms had more detailed sheets in English as you went in, but overall it would have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

This was formerly an Island with defensive fort guarding the port of A Coruña. There has been a human presence since the 12 century at least. Great views and interesting structures. The part I found most interesting was the fresh water cistern under the main...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Hotch46
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Castle of San Anton by the seaside is worth visiting if you have time. A moderate walk from the cruise pier to the castle cum museum will enable you to see the Roman remains inside the latter. Entrance fee of 2 Euro per person is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 8 April 2018

we were due to have twenty minutes to view the castle, however it wasMonday of the Easter weekend so was shut, perhaps the company should have been aware and chosen another site to visit?

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank wiona57
Reviewed 21 November 2017

The museum has some very interesting archaeological finds, especially the gold pieces, but the real attraction is the castle itself. Walking out to the point, it it clear how strategic the location was. The views of the harbor are excellent.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank PatrickP258
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Whilst visiting on a cruise had a little walk around and discovered this more by chance than luck, decided to have a look around entrance €2 and was worth so much more, had a good 45 minutes here having a slow walk around, very interesting...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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