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Each region of Gran Canaria is steeped in history owing to the several civilizations that flourished here and its long...
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Neighborhood: Ingenio
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Marking out the municipalities of Ingenio and Aguimes, Barranco de Guayadeque, a ravine, descends spectacularly from...
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3 of 31 Gran Canaria Attractions & Landmarks
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After following a winding, steep path for at least five or six hours, or else skirting the rocks when travelling by...
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Neighborhood: Telde
4 of 31 Gran Canaria Attractions & Landmarks
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This district was established at the same time as the neighbouring San Juan district, around 24 June 1483. As a small...
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Neighborhood: Telde
5 of 31 Gran Canaria Attractions & Landmarks
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San Juan is the exactly where the city of Telde was first settled. The spot was chosen in 1483 as the site of a little...
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6 of 31 Gran Canaria Attractions & Landmarks
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Located 10km from the city centre in the neighboring municipality of Santa Brígida, Caldera Bandama is the crater of a...
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Neighborhood: Arucas
7 of 31 Gran Canaria Attractions & Landmarks
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Hispanic Arucas was founded in 1505 by the conqueror Tomás Rodríguez de Palenzuela and, over the years, it became the...
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8 of 31 Gran Canaria Attractions & Landmarks
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When the Spanish conquerors arrived in Gáldar, they found themselves in what was the primitive island capital. Once...
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Neighborhood: La Isleta
9 of 31 Gran Canaria Attractions & Landmarks
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This is the first fortress raised in Gran Canaria to defend the inhabitants from pirate attacks. The Fortaleza de la...
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10 of 31 Gran Canaria Attractions & Landmarks
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This site, along with the Gáldar Painted Cave, is one of the most important relics of the heritage of Native Islanders...
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Neighborhood: Telde
11 of 31 Gran Canaria Attractions & Landmarks
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Located at the peak of the so-called Bermeja mountain, this archeological site strongly reflects the close relationship...
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12 of 31 Gran Canaria Attractions & Landmarks
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Cueva Pintada or the Painted Cave in Gran Canaria is a key to the lost history of the Guanche, the original inhabitants...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
Neighborhood: Artenara
13 of 31 Gran Canaria Attractions & Landmarks
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An entire chapel cut into the cliff face is hard to find often. Ermita de la Virgen de La Cuevita or the Hermitage of...
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14 of 31 Gran Canaria Attractions & Landmarks
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Around 1485 in Gran Canaria there were only a few fortifications left to protect the island against the Castilian...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Sports and the Outdoors
Neighborhood: Maspalomas
15 of 31 Gran Canaria Attractions & Landmarks
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This place has everything you'd expect from a theme park, with over 200 attractions; the only surprise is that it is...
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Neighborhood: Telde
16 of 31 Gran Canaria Attractions & Landmarks
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Islanders in pre-Hispanic times were particularly fond of the fertile Barranco Jinamar, a ravine where many remains of...
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Neighborhood: Maspalomas
17 of 31 Gran Canaria Attractions & Landmarks
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A centuries-old relic of the naval heritage of Gran Canaria, the Maspalomas Lighthouse on the southern coast of the...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Educational
18 of 31 Gran Canaria Attractions & Landmarks
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This theme park recalls the early history of the Canaries via a recreated indigenous village depicting the life of the...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
Neighborhood: Tejeda
19 of 31 Gran Canaria Attractions & Landmarks
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In the picturesque village of Tejeda, a charming little building pays tribute to the works of celebrated sculptor...
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20 of 31 Gran Canaria Attractions & Landmarks
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Located in Plaza Santa Ana as a symbol of religious power, this large building as it now stands is the result of...
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