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San Carlos Garden

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Address: Paseo del Parrote, 15001 La Coruna, Spain

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Good view of the harbour from the garden

I was walking around the old town and made a brief stop at San Carlos Garden, can see the harbor from there.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 September 2016
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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

San Carlos gardens hold the tomb of Sir John Moore (google to find out the history) there is a small viewing gallery where you can oversee the entrance to Coruña. It is situated in the old town.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

It's a piece of British history in Spain, is then easy to get to the old part of Coruna, but also has good views of the harbour

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I was walking around the old town and made a brief stop at San Carlos Garden, can see the harbor from there.

Thank Quack H
Lady Lake, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This garden is a pleasant, shady place to rest after taking a walking tour of La Coruna. It was surprising to see many plants that we grow here in Florida.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

For those military historians out there Gen Sir John Moore's site of burial is here - the officer who saved the army from defeat with his spirited withdrawal to this sea port. A pleasant garden with a wonderful panoramic view of the port. It is just up the road from the Military Museum & well worth a pause at. Shaded... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Small park located in A Coruna's old city. This is the final resting place of Scottish military campaigner Sir John Moore. The tomb is of interest as are the poems that adorn the tomb and the park walls. There is an elevated viewpoint at the far side of the park overlooking the port of Coruna - splendid views. A nice,... More 

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

The garden overlooks the harbour and is a small peaceful place where you will find couples strolling and sitting down chatting. In the centre is the grave of Lieutenant General Sir John MOORE who was killed at the battle of Corunna on 16 January1809. He had led a long and difficult retreat to Corunna from Sahagun over hilly, snow covered... More 

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Powell River, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

The gardens are not upkept and hold the monument of the tomb of Sir John Moore. The plants are not well kept, the area is not kept garbage free. It does however offer views over the fort which are worth the stop.

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Argenton-sur-Creuse, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Oh these gardens are beautiful and well tended. I would recommend it St John Moore's tomb is very smart.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

Regarded as a hero by he citizens of La Coruna for saving them from Napoleon he is buried in a peaceful little garden overlooking the port. There is an impressive tombstone and an oak tree from Brook Farm, Cobham Surrey .The oak, to the left of the tomb, is a replacement for the original which died. Beyond the main tomb... More 

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