Castro de Elviña

A Coruña, Spain

Castro de Elviña is a remnant of a Celtic military structure in A Coruña. It was in use from the 3rd century BCE until 4th century CE.


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Founded: 300-200 BCE
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Spain


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Charo Aquino (3 months ago)
Castro very well restored with the housing space well differentiated from the two walls that protect it. Spectacular views of Coruña.
OtisN7 (9 months ago)
Historic Castro located between the two A Coruña university campuses. It is still in the process of excavation but it is worth visiting, not only for the views of the city but for some unique buildings such as the cistern well or the walls. The Castro is closed to the public but it is possible to visit it with a guide for free. Additional information on visiting hours can be found on the town hall website.
Débora Bertaglia SN (15 months ago)
guided tour on Sunday at 12:00. excellent guide. very interesting place. We were able to schedule the same day.
R AV (15 months ago)
A spectacular place. To visit it you have to book a guided tour. It is a pity that more money is not invested in this excavation, only 5% has been discovered
J S (2 years ago)
If you have the opportunity to visit this you should. It is _not_ generally open to the public. It is neither signed nor does it have many associated artifacts. There are other impressive castros to be seen in Galicia. I particularly enjoyed this one as I happened to get a guided tour.
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