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Santa Catalina Headland (Cerro de Santa Catalina)

Gijon, Spain
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Yawn!

No idea what this sculpture is about. The headland and old fortifications surrounding it are worth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hugo v
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Sydney, Australia
Grassy Headland

An interesting viewpoint out to sea and across the bay to the commercial docks. Also has the ever... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tezpil
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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“nice walk” (5 reviews)
“old town” (3 reviews)
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Gijon, Spain
Cimadevilla
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Hugo v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Yes the view is nice, but the sculpture of we can call in this way is somewhat obscene. A block of cement that didn't communicate anything.

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 24 April 2017

A little walk and you will have some pretty amazing views from a top. Definitley a place to take pictures

Thank JSO M
Reviewed 13 February 2017

You need a picture with this monument for sure. Pictures don't do justice when you see how big it actually is. Definitely worth a trip.

Thank Bailey A
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Just a little walk away from the city centre stands this monument whose shape amplifies the sound of the waves

1  Thank esnes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

If you visit Gijon Santa Catalina Headland is worth a visit. It's just minutes from the beach. To get there you have to climb a very steep hill so would be a problem for people with disabilities or the elderly. However the view is well...More

1  Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed 16 November 2016

A pleasant garden area to walk around with some plaques in Spanish describing the battery. Amazing views over the sea. It takes you from the playa de Lorenzo around to the Puerto Deportivo

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