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Santa Catalina Headland (Cerro de Santa Catalina)

Gijon, Spain
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Awesome view from hill top

The attraction might be known for its unusual structure /architecture on the hill top, which is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
karanvivek
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Pune, Maharashtra, India
A Pleasant Stroll

This s a pleasant stroll around the promontory but nothing you would say was particularly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
peetajohn
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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“nice walk” (5 reviews)
“old town” (4 reviews)
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Gijon, Spain
Cimadevilla
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The attraction might be known for its unusual structure /architecture on the hill top, which is really impressive... but what I liked rather loved it splendid view of sea and small boats floating around... Quite windy though

Thank karanvivek
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This s a pleasant stroll around the promontory but nothing you would say was particularly interesting or exciting. The concrete artwork structure at the end is a bit weird and to me, not very interesting. There are good views over the sea, but nothing of...More

Thank peetajohn
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Great views of the city, the beach to the east and the harbor to the west as well as the coast line and the sea it self. Historic remains of the old naval defense and today site of Gijon's landmark the statue "Compliment to the...More

Thank es-travler
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This is an easy walk up from the small old town of Gijon. If you are a military history buff you should especially like it, but the views alone are quite nice. I am not sure about the comments that it is dirty?? There wasn't...More

Thank stonewithnomoss
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

It's ok and worth a walk round if you have time, but don't make trip just for the headland. The area is a bit run down and could do with more sprucing up by the local council

Thank PortisheadTraveller
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Good relaxing landscape with an awesome view to the ocean and large green area. 10 mins walk from the beach

Thank Hazem E
Reviewed 12 July 2017

No idea what this sculpture is about. The headland and old fortifications surrounding it are worth a visit however.

Thank Hugo v
Reviewed 3 July 2017

An interesting viewpoint out to sea and across the bay to the commercial docks. Also has the ever present Elogio Del Horizonte sculpture and Bateria De Canones behind it and Bateria Baja De Santa Catalina near by.

Thank tezpil
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This headland, only a couple minutes from the heart of Gijón, affords great views and also takes you to the Elogio del Horizonte, the most famous monument in the city. It's a good place to go for a walk and the views of the city...More

Thank Victor P
Reviewed 3 June 2017

good viewing area above the town with interesting surroundings. Well worth the effort of the shortl hill climb

Thank Paul B
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