Santa Cruz Castle

Oleiros, Spain

The Castle of Santa Cruz was built in the 16th century by General Diego Dasmariñas to improve the defensive system of the bay of A Coruña. For some time it was the stately home of writer Emilia Pardo Bazán and her husband Xosé Quiroga, who purchased it in an auction in the 19th century.



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Founded: 16th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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Grace Wong (14 months ago)
Awesome small island surrounded with seawater and a small castle in the middle of to GO in the morning because they closes early around 2pm...
Karen Gonzales (2 years ago)
Visited quite a few times and it's always marvellous.
Guillermo Musumeci (2 years ago)
Amazing place to discover a little of A Coruña history and enjoy the fantastic view of the city!
Emilio Roncero (2 years ago)
Anthony Woollett (2 years ago)
To be fair I didn't go inside and only went for a walk around it. It's a really amazing place with spectacular views of Santa Cruz and A Coruña.
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