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  • Cactus Garden. Teguise.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Carretera General del Norte. 35544. Guatiza. Teguise. Lanzarote. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 928529681 | www.centrosturisticos.com. The Cactus Garden is located at a former quarry for extraction of volcanic ash and rock once used by prickly pear growers to conserve the ground’s nighttime moisture. Th…

  • La Orotava Acclimatisation Gardens. Puerto de la Cruz.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Retama 2. 38400. Puerto de la Cruz. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 922923138 | E-mail: jao@icia.es. www.icia.es. The garden of La Orotava came about as a result of the concern for the acclimatisation of the new species brought from the Americas. It owes its existence to the personal commitment…

  • San Cristóbal de La Laguna Cathedral. San Cristóbal de la Laguna.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Fray Albino, s/n. 38201. San Cristóbal de la Laguna. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) The cathedral of La Laguna. In 1818, after the Nivar diocese separated from the Canary Islands bishopric, it adopted the Church of Los Remedios as its headquarters, thus converting it into a cathedral. It was built…

  • La Alcogida Eco-museum. Puerto del Rosario.

    Art | Museums


    … Carretera Tefía, s/n. 35611. Puerto del Rosario. Fuerteventura. (Canary Islands) E-mail: emuseos@gmail.com. http://visitfuerteventura.es/centro-ocio/ecomuseo-la-alcogida/. Rural life on the island. Seven typical Fuerteventura homes recreate traditional rural life on the island. This museum is specia…

  • Archaeology and Ethnography Museum. Betancuria.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle Roberto Roldán s/n. 35637. Betancuria. Fuerteventura. (Canary Islands) E-mail: redmuseos@cabildofuer.es. www.cabildofuer.es. Aboriginal remains in La Atalayita. An exploration of aboriginal culture, from an archaeological, palaeontological and ethnographical perspective. The museum is divided …

  • César Manrique Museum-Foundation. Teguise.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle Taro de Tahiche s/n. 35507. Villa de Teguise. Teguise. Lanzarote. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 928843463 | E-mail: fcm@fcmanrique.org. www.fcmanrique.org. The César Manrique Foundation is located in the artist’s house-studio. The foundation does important work in the field of plastic arts, the e…

  • San José Castle International Museum of Contemporary Art. Arrecife.

    Art | Museums


    … Carretera de Naos s/n. 35500. Arrecife. Lanzarote. (Canary Islands) www.centrosturisticos.com. A castle for modern art. Created at the initiative of architect César Manrique , the Museum of Contemporary Art (MIAC) is located in an old 18th-century fortress called San José Castle. The MIAC was founde…

  • Mirador del Río. Haría.

    Art | Museums


    … Carretera del norte s/n. Ye. Haría. Lanzarote. (Canary Islands) www.centrosturisticos.com. Unique views of Lanzarote. “Mirador del Río” (El Río Viewpoint) is located on the Risco de Famara cliffs, at 400 metres above sea level, and offers stunning views of the island of Lanzarote. It is home to one …

  • El Viento Cave. Icod de los Vinos.

    Art, Nature | Monuments, Tourism caves


    … C/ Los piquetes, 51. 38414. Icod de los Vinos. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) E-mail: info@cuevadelviento.net. http://www.cuevadelviento.net/. One of the largest lava tubes in the world. A visit to El Viento Cave gives you an insight into the role of lava flows in a volcanic eruption, and offers you the…

  • Church of Nuestra Señora de la Concepción. San Cristóbal de la Laguna.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Doctor Olivera, s/n. 38201. San Cristóbal de la Laguna. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) The first parish church in Tenerife. Its location was established by the governor El Adelantado after the celebration of the festivity of the Corpus in 1496. The original church underwent extensions and modifica…

  • Nuestra Señora de la Concepción Church in La Orotava. Orotava, La.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Tomás Pérez s/n. 38300. Orotava, La. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) http://www.concepcionorotava.info/. Colonial style. Its origin goes back to 1516, with the building of a chapel that was extended several times. The celebration of the proclamation of Carlos V was held in it on 22 June, 1516. Afte…

  • Church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán. San Cristóbal de la Laguna.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Santo Domingo, s/n. 38201. San Cristóbal de la Laguna. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) www.aytolalaguna.com. It dates from the 17th century, although its Plateresque-style door is from the 16th century. It has two naves, and contains some fine examples of Mudejar coffering and various paintings by …

  • Carta Palace. Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Candelaria s/n. 38003. Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) http://santacruzmas.com. Canary Island courtyard. The mixture of cultures that gave rise to the colonial style can clearly be seen in Canary Island architecture. This is an 18th century building combining the Baroq…

  • León y Castillo House-Museum. Telde.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle León y Castillo 43-45. 35200. Telde. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 928696653 | E-mail: leonycastillo@grancanaria.com. www.grancanariacultura.com/html/museos/lcastillo/index.htm. The first Marquis of Muni and his brother. This museum is a tribute to the brothers León y Castillo: Fern…

  • House-Museum Monument to farm workers. San Bartolomé.

    Art | Museums


    … Carretera Arrecife Tinajo. 35500. San Bartolomé. Lanzarote. (Canary Islands) http://www.turismolanzarote.com/centros-turisticos/casa-museo-monumento-al-campesino/5459. A symbolic work by César Manrique. In the centre of the island of Lanzarote you will find the farm worker’s House-Museum created by …

  • History and Anthropology Museum in Tenerife. San Cristóbal de la Laguna.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle el Vino 44, (Carretera Tacoronte-Valle Guerra). 38270. Valle de Guerra. San Cristóbal de la Laguna. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 922544498 | +34 922630013 | E-mail: mhat@museosdetenerife.org. www.museosdetenerife.org. The present seen as a continuum of history and anthropology. The exh…

  • Museum of Nature and Man. Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle Fuente Morales, s/n. 38003. Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 922294345 | E-mail: cnaturalesmnh@museosdetenerife.org. www.museosdetenerife.org. The Museum of Nature and Man (MNH) is located in the Old Civil Hospital, an emblematic building in the island's capital and…

  • Municipal Museum of Fine Arts. Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle José Murphy, 12. Plaza del Príncipe. 38005. Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 922248873 | http://www.webtenerife.com/actividades/cultura/museos/museo+municipal+de+bellas+artes.htm. A mélange of works and artists. The museum has fourteen rooms and is primarily devoted…

  • Jardín de la Marquesa. Arucas.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Las Hoyas 2. 35400. Arucas. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Fax.: + 34 928633295 | E-mail: jardin@jardindelamarquesa.com. www.jardindelamarquesa.com. Very close to the town of Arucas, in the north of the island of Gran Canaria, the first marquis of Arucas, Ramón Madan y Uriondo, and his wife María de…

  • Viera y Clavijo Canarian Botanical Garden. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Carretera del Centro Km 7. 35017. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 928219581 | E-mail: jardincanario@grancanaria.com. www.jardincanario.org. Popularly known as the "Canarian Garden", the Viera y Clavijo Botanical Garden was founded by the Swedish botanist Eric Sv…

  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Cathedral. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de Santa Ana, 13. 35001. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 928314989 | http://www.diocesisdecanarias.es/organizacion/organismos-e-instituciones/catedral-de-canarias.html. Its prolonged construction gave rise to a mixture of architectural styles. It dates fro…

  • The Painted Cave. Gáldar.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Audiencia, 2. 35460. Gáldar. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 928552402 | www.cuevapintada.com. "La Cueva Pintada", or the Painted Cave, is one of the most important sites in the Canary Islands, because of its size and interest from a scientific point of view, and because it houses a u…

  • Gáldar archaeological site. Gáldar.

    Art | Monuments


    … 35460. Gáldar. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) E-mail: turismo@galdar.es. http://www.ciudaddegaldar.com/. Guanche settlement. Thanks to the excavations in this type of site, we can now learn more about the culture of the first Canarian settlers. These are remains of the pre-Hispanic culture. The Guan…

  • The Columbus House. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle Colón, 1. 35001. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 928331156 | E-mail: casacolon@grancanaria.com. www.casadecolon.com. The Americas and the Canary Islands. This centre is housed in the former Governor's House, a building that dates back more than five centur…


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