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Contact details

35460  Gáldar, Gran Canaria  (Canary Islands)
www.cuevapintada.com
Tel.:+34 928895489
Fax.:+34 928552402

Location

Autonomous region:
Canary Islands

Province/Island:
Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria

Reservations


Description

"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 aboriginal art from the Canary Islands: the Painted Cave.

One of the caves that stands out in this site is the one that gives the site its name - the Painted Cave - discovered in 1873 thanks to agricultural work. It is "decorated" with red and white paintings on a black background, with exclusively geometric motifs.
 

Construction:
Prehistoric cave

Artistic period:
Prehistory

Practical information

Schedule

From Sep 16 to Jun 14
From Tuesday to Saturday
From 10:00 to 18:00

Public holidays and Sundays
From 11:00 to 18:00
Closed: Mondays; 1, 5 and 6 January; 1 May; 24, 25 and 31 December.


From Jun 15 to Sep 15
From Tuesday to Saturday
From 10:30 to 19:30

Public holidays and Sundays
From 11:00 to 19:00

Prices

General: €6
Reduced: €3
Groups: €4
Large families: €4
Children: Admission free
Free entry: First weekend (Saturday and Sunday) of each month and on 18 April, 18 May and 25 July.

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