AOL Travel

Iglesia de San Juan Bautista de Arucas, Gran Canaria

Iglesia de San Juan Bautista de Arucas - Gran Canaria, Spain
Iglesia de San Juan Bautista de Arucas
2 Párroco Morales, Arucas, Spain 35400Map
Neighborhood: Arucas

This is one of the best examples of neo-Gothic architecture in the Canary Islands, designed by the Catalan architect, Manuel Vega March, in 1909. The use of blue stone and the fine work on the towers reflect the expertise and traditional command of the art of masonry, for which the craftsmen of this northern area were known. The whole village contributed towards its construction, and it was finally opened in 1917, although the towers did not go up until many years later, in 1977. Inside, there are various works by the local painter, Cristóbal Hernández de Quintano, the recumbent statue of Christ by Manuel Ramos from Arucas and other works by Flemmish and Italian artists. The church is known as the Catedral de Arucas. Mass: 6.30pm Mon-Fri; 6 & 8pm Sat; 8.30am, 11.30am & 7pm Sun

Write a Review

How would you rate your overall experience with Iglesia de San Juan Bautista de Arucas?
Iglesia de San Juan Bautista de Arucas General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM, Monday to Sunday from 04:30 PM to 07:00 PM
  • Type: Religious
  • Nearest Train: Bus: 206
AOL Traveler Rating
0 POSITIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!
0 NEGATIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!