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An architectural gem named after a local heroine.

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María Pita Plaza

The city's lovely main plaza.

At the heart of A Coruña's historic centre stands this beautiful rectangular plaza, also its most important, and one of the jewels of the city's architecture. Built between 1860 and 1926, it features an arcade and fortified courtyard, similar to the royal plazas of France. It's named after María Pita, a local heroine who in 1589 fought to defend the city against the English led by the privateer Francis Drake. At its centre you'll see a nine-metre (30-foot) bronze of her by artist Xosé Castiñeiras. Also on the plaza you'll find the Palacio Municipal (city hall) and the Church of St. George, Baroque in style and built in the 17th century.

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