10 Sights in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.

Sightseeing Tours in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

1. San Francisco de Asís

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The Parish of San Francisco de Asís and Mariano Sanctuary of Our Lady of Solitude is located in the Alameda de Colón in the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canary Islands). In this temple, the image of Our Lady of Loneliness is venerated that enjoys great veneration among the inhabitants of the city of Las Palmas, its Archicofradía has in this temple its canonical headquarters since 1587. This temple was declared well of cultural interest on 20 December 1985.

Wikipedia: Parroquia de San Francisco de Asís (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) (ES)

2. Castillo de San Francisco

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San Francisco Castle located in the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, is a defensive strength of the s. XVII located in the homonymous mountain, in the municipality of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Its construction began in 1601 and, although it can be terminated in 1625, it is subsequently renovated in different periods. It is an irregular defensive construction to adapt to the orography of the land. It occupied an extension of 5,750 square meters, which would make it the largest defensive platform on the island, according to the Cultural Interest Registry of the Canary Islands. Francisco's castle, integrated into the city's defensive system, was connected with Mata Castle by the North Wall, and with the Diamond Punta Platform to the south through another defensive wall.

Wikipedia: Castillo de San Francisco (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) (ES)

3. Faro de La Isleta

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La Isleta Lighthouse is an active 19th century lighthouse on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria in the Canary islands. The lighthouse has been constructed on the rocky peninsula of La Isleta, which overlooks the Port of Las Palmas to the north of the city of Las Palmas, the capital of Gran Canaria. Situated at the north-eastern tip of the island, the La Isleta light marks the approaches to the port and lies midway between the Sardina lighthouse to the east and the Punta de Melenara lighthouse of Telde to the south.

Wikipedia: La Isleta Lighthouse (EN)

4. Jardín Botánico Viera y Clavijo

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Jardín Botánico Canario Viera y Clavijo is the full name of the botanical garden on Gran Canaria, one of the Canary Islands. "Jardín Botánico Canario" means "Botanical Garden of the Canaries", while the additional words "Viera y Clavijo" honor the pioneering Spanish cleric and scholar José Viera y Clavijo (1731–1813), who attempted to found a botanical garden in the Canary Islands in the late eighteenth century.

Wikipedia: Jardín Botánico Canario Viera y Clavijo (EN), Website

5. La Niña III

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La Niña III

La Niña was one of the three Spanish ships used by Italian explorer Christopher Columbus in his first voyage to the West Indies in 1492. As was tradition for Spanish ships of the day, she bore a female saint's name, Santa Clara. However, she was commonly referred to by her nickname, La Niña, which was probably a pun on the name of her owner, Juan Niño of Moguer. She was a standard caravel-type vessel.

Wikipedia: Niña (EN)

6. Acuario Poema del Mar

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The poem of the sea is an aquarium located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. It was inaugurated on December 17, 2017. The Cabildo de Gran Canaria and the Canary Islands Government have considered it of strategic interest for the region to strengthen the promotion of the archipelago as a destination for travel at international scale. It is owned by the Loro Parque group.

Wikipedia: Acuario Poema del Mar (ES), Website

7. Castillo de la Luz

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Castillo de la Luz

The Castillo de La Luz or Fortaleza de las Isletas is located on Calle Juan Rejón in the neighbourhood of La Isleta next to Puerto de La Luz, in the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, in the north of the island of Gran Canaria of which it is the capital of the province of Las Palmas. Canary Islands, Spain.

Wikipedia: Castillo de la Luz (ES), Website

8. Catedral de Santa Ana

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The Cathedral of Santa Ana is a Roman Catholic church located in Las Palmas, Canary Islands. The cathedral is the see of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Canarias. It is situated within the Vegueta neighborhood, next to the Plaza Mayor of Santa Ana.

Wikipedia: Las Palmas Cathedral (EN)

9. Muralla de Las Palmas

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Muralla de Las Palmas

The Old Wall of Las Palmas or Muro del Real, was the wall that delimited and protected the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain. At present, only a fragment of it is preserved next to the Castle of Mata.

Wikipedia: Muralla de Las Palmas (ES)

10. Torreón de San Pedro Mártir

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The Torreón de San Pedro Mártir, popularly known as Castillo de San Cristóbal, is located in the Marinero neighborhood of San Cristóbal on the east coast of the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria,.

Wikipedia: Torreón de San Pedro Mártir (ES)


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