Drawings engraved in granite rocks.
Four thousand five hundred years ago, in the Bronze Age, they left their mark in the mountains. They constitute an enigma without equal in the Iberian peninsula
The castros constituted the first villages and towns.
Many have disappeared under modern towns, but others still display the remains of their circular houses.
They are a testimony of a civilisation that challenged Rome.
Torques are gold items of jewellery designed to be worn around the neck.
They were the pride of the castro warriors and some of these pieces have been conserved in Lugo Museum.
The first Roman general who came to Galicia was an ancestor of Brutus, Caesar's assassin. In 137 BC, the Galaics, the first people to present battle, gave their name to the entire castro country.
Four hundred years later, the Emperor Caracalla created the province of Gallaecia (Galicia).
Lugo's Roman Walls were declared a World Heritage site in 2000.
Over 2 kilometres long, they have protected the historical quarter of the city since the end of the 3rd century AD.
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