A CoruñaA Coruña , Spain
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A Coruña in the webcam is a resort city in the northwestern part of Spain by the Atlantic Ocean and the administrative center of the province of the same name as part of the autonomous community of Galicia. Tourists will not be bored here: in addition to natural beauties, there are interesting places for fans of antiquity and art with medieval fortresses, majestic temples, amazing museums and luxurious parks.
A Coruña in the online camera is a paradise for surfers and other outdoor enthusiasts.
Sights of A Coruña
One of the main attractions of the city in a live broadcast is Maria Pita Square (Plaza de Maria Pita), which is located in the very center. There is a monument to Maria Pita, more than 9 meters high. The main building of the square draws attention – the Municipal Palace of the early 20th century in the eclectic style. Nearby is the baroque church of San Jorge from the 17th century.
It is interesting to climb the 55-meter “Tower of Hercules” – the only active ancient Roman lighthouse in the world, towering over the Bay of Betanzos. It is located on a rock 57 meters high, from the height of which a magnificent panorama of the bay appears. The lighthouse is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Of great tourist interest in A Coruña, where the web camera is located, is the fortress of San Anton. The majestic citadel was built in the 16th century on a small island in the center of the bay to protect the city from attacks from the sea. There is a nice chapel on the territory of the castle. For a long time the fortress served as a prison. In the 20th century, the island with the castle was connected by a causeway to the mainland. Today, the Museum of History and Archeology is open within the walls of the citadel.
Another interesting religious landmark of A Coruña in live broadcast is the Cathedral of St. Mary del Campo (La Colegiata de Santa Maria del Campo), built in the 13-15 centuries. Inside the building is a museum of religious art.
One more notable church of the city in the online cam is the Church of Santiago (Iglesia de Santiago) of the 12th century, the oldest religious monument in A Coruña. Its main attractions are the neoclassical altar, the wooden figures of the Madonna and St. Teresa (18th century), the image of the Virgin and Child (14th century).
One of the main cultural attractions of Galicia, where the online broadcast is conducted from, is the Museum of Fine Arts, located in the building of the Capuchin monastery of the 18th century. It exhibits more than 5 thousand exhibits. The museum is especially proud of the works by F. Goya, J. de Juanes, P. P. Rubens, V. Carducho.
Art lovers will appreciate a visit to the Pablo Picasso House Museum, where you can see 29 paintings by the painter and 4 paintings by his father, a teacher at the local art school.
It is interesting to get acquainted with the collection of the interactive museum of the House of Man (Domus or Casa del Hombre), which reveals the secrets of man as a biological species.
Families with children, traveling around La Coruña in a webcam, are advised to visit the Finisterra Aquarium.
Of the many parks of the city in the online camera, a special place is given to the 19th century Gardens of Méñez Núñez, one of the oldest gardens in A Coruña, where the live broadcast is conducted from. Beautiful sculptures of prominent people of Galicia are scattered throughout the park. And in its picturesque pond, carps and goldfish live.
La Coruña, which can be seen in the online camera, is located in the oceanic climate zone. The greatest amount of precipitation occurs during the period from October to January. Winter here is mild, with an average air temperature of +9 oС…+12 oС. Summer is quite warm, the thermometer rises to +17 oС…+21 oС.
Weather forecast in A Coruña for 7 days is available on our website online.
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