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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Andrea (7 months ago)
Love this place! I would recommend going expecially during the evening, right before the sunset!
Dolores Pinilla (7 months ago)
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David Juvany (8 months ago)
Nice place. It was a pity we couldn’t enter into the castle
eulloa (14 months ago)
This place is a must see when visiting Coruña and vicinity! Amazing views, specially at sunset
Paulo Mauricio (2 years ago)
Nice views and some kind of museum or culture center inside. Please check the opening times since I believe they are opened only from 11h to 14h. The overall castle is nice to see and fairly preserved... But you can see it in about 30minutes and there isn't much more to see around there.
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