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

    Art | Monuments


    … c/ Espíritu Santo, 20. 35001. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 928314989 | www.grancanaria.com/patronato_turismo/443.0.html. Its prolonged construction gave rise to a mixture of architectural styles. It dates from the early 16th century and has three naves and a …

  • 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 Verdes Cave. Haría.

    Art | Monuments


    … 35520. Haría. Lanzarote. (Canary Islands) http://www.centrosturisticos.com/centros/CENTROS/published_es/DEFAULT/cueva_verdes.html. The creative force of the volcano. On this occasion it is volcanic activity that gives rise to spectacular rock formations. They are in the north of Lanzarote, belonging…

  • 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”. …

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 …

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 …

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Néstor Museum. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las.

    Art | Museums


    … Parque de Doramas, s/n. (Pueblo Canario). 35005. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 928243576 | E-mail: museonestor@gmail.com. http://www.laspalmasgc.es/mnestor/. Symbolist art. This centre exhibits the work of Néstor, one of the most important painters of Spanish …

  • Santa Catalina Castle. Santa Cruz de la Palma.

    Art | Monuments


    … Avenida Marítima, s/n. 38700. Santa Cruz de la Palma. La Palma. (Canary Islands) www.lapalmaturismo.com. It is situated in the east of the island and was used to defend the city. Councillor Cepeda ordered its construction in the 16th century, but this was done in various stages. The floor plan is sq…

  • 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…

  • 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…


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