Castle of Santa Cruz

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Island of Santa Cruz and castle
Castle of Santa Cruz

The Castle of Santa Cruz (Galician: Castelo de Santa Cruz) is a castle on an island of the same name in A Coruña, Galicia, Spain. It was built in the sixteenth century by General Diego Dasmariñas to improve the defensive system of the bay of A Coruña. For some time it was the stately home of writer Emilia Pardo Bazán and her husband Xosé Quiroga, who purchased it in an auction in the 19th century.[1]


  1. ^ "The Santa Cruz Castle". CEIDA. Retrieved 4 September 2014.

Coordinates: 43°20′54″N 8°21′0″W / 43.34833°N 8.35000°W / 43.34833; -8.35000