The City of Glass
A Coruña
Table of contents
I. Introduction
A.Myth
B.Reality
C. Complicated linguistic situation
II. The city
A. Presentation
B. Best places to go
1. Cultural visits
2. Shopping centres
III. Superstitious beliefs
IV. Leisure
A. Gastronomy
B. Music
C. Football
Complicated linguistic
situation
• 3 autonomous regions want the
independence: Catalonia, the Basque
Country and Galicia
• They all have their own language apart
from Spanish
II. The city
B. Best places to go
1) Cultural visits:
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Tower of Hercules
San Anton castle
The Millenium
The « galerías »
Méndez Núñez gardens
The House of Man
House of Sciences
The Opera Palace
B. Best places to go
2) Shopping centres:
• Marineda City
• Dolce Vita
• Espacio Coruña
III. Superstitious beliefs
• Meigas
• Trasnos
• A Santa Compaña
IV. Leisure
A) Gastronomy:
• Polbo á feira / Pulpo a la gallega / Galician
octopus
• Lacón con grelos
• Galician soup
• Filloas and “pig ears ”
• Coffee liquor
IV. Leisure
B) Music:
• Typical dance: Muiñeira
• Typical instruments: The bagpipe and the
tambourine
IV. Leisure
C) Football
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Royal Sporting Club of La Coruña
Riazor Stadium
Currently playing in “Segunda división”
Won the league title once (1990-2000)
Ended as a runner-up on five ocassions
Two Spanish Cups (1995 and 2002)
Three Spanish Super Cups
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