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  • La Luz Castle. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Juan Rejón s/n. 35007. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) A castle fortress. It was built because of the fight against piracy. Initially it was built beside the sea, but today, because land has been artificially recovered, it appears slightly separated from the water. …

  • The Painted Cave. Gáldar.

    Art | Monuments


    … 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 unique example of abo…

  • Gáldar archaeological site. Gáldar.

    Art | Monuments


    … 35460. Gáldar. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) 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 Guanches, the native people of the Canary Islands, built the ci…

  • Los Jameos del Agua Caves. Haría.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera de Orzola. 35500. Haría. Lanzarote. (Canary Islands) http://www.centrosturisticos.com/centros/CENTROS/published_es/DEFAULT/jameos_agua.html. Lake inside. Inside this cave there is a spectacular natural lake that is in contact with the sea. In it lives an endemic species called “jameitos”. …

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 …

  • Atlantic Modern Art Centre (CAAM). Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle los Balcones, 9-11. 35001. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 928321629 | E-mail: info@caam.net. www.caam.net. The 20th century and its art. This museum's finest collection comprises works by Canary Islands artists of the 1930s and 1940s, linked to the Luján …

  • 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…

  • Museum of the Canary Islands. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle Doctor Verneau, 2, Vegueta. 35001. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 928336801 | E-mail: info@elmuseocanario.com. www.elmuseocanario.com. Pre-hispanic culture in the Canary Islands. This museum is located in a building dating from the end of the 19th century…

  • 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…

  • Pérez Galdós House-Museum. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle Cano, 6. 35002. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 928373734 | E-mail: perezgaldos@grancanaria.com. www.casamuseoperezgaldos.com. A writer's setting. A journey into the work and times of writer Benito Pérez Galdós. Set in the house where Benito Pérez Galdós w…

  • 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 …

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Jardín de la Marquesa. Arucas.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Las Hoyas 2. 35400. Arucas. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Fax.: + 34 928633295 | 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 del Rosario González y Fernández del Camp…

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

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Camino del Palmeral (Para enviar correspondencia: Apartado de Correos 14 - Tafira Alta) 15. 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 Cla…

  • 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…


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