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Ceñida, monumento homenaje a la vela latina canaria -  Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Ceñida, monumento homenaje a la vela latina canaria - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria by Azuaje @flickr
Firgas "La Villa del Agua" Gran Canaria
Firgas "La Villa del Agua" Gran Canaria by Azuaje @flickr
Fotos Teatro Perez Galdós Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Fotos Teatro Perez Galdós Las Palmas de Gran Canaria by Azuaje @flickr
Fotos de la salida de la XXVI edición de la Regata ARC 2011 Las Palmas G.C.
Fotos de la salida de la XXVI edición de la Regata ARC 2011 Las Palmas G.C. by Azuaje @flickr
Fotos 2ª Gran Fiesta de la Bicicleta Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Fotos 2ª Gran Fiesta de la Bicicleta Las Palmas de Gran Canaria by Azuaje @flickr
Fotos Auditorio Alfredo Kraus - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Fotos Auditorio Alfredo Kraus - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria by Azuaje @flickr
Las Palmas de G.C., Auditorio
Las Palmas de G.C., Auditorio by Jhderojas @flickr
Fotos del crucero Oriana en el muelle de Santa Catalina de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Fotos del crucero Oriana en el muelle de Santa Catalina de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria by Azuaje @flickr
Fotos "San Cristóbal, Sabor a Mar" - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Fotos "San Cristóbal, Sabor a Mar" - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria by Azuaje @flickr
Las Palmas
Las Palmas
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Top sigths of Spain

The Royal Palace remains the main landmark of Madrid. Nowadays, the palace is used to host most important meetings and official ceremonies. An ancient Moorish castle stood on the site of the modern Royal Palace until 1755. In the middle of the 18th century the castle lost its strategic importance, and as it was built in a very beautiful place it was decided to demolish it and build a luxury palace instead. Currently, this magnificent building has more than 2,000 rooms halls that hold precious collections of old items - chandeliers, clocks, furniture, musical instruments, weapons and artworks. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Las Palmas

Attractions and active leisure

In the center of the city is well-known Union Deportiva sports complex. There are well-equipped gym and fitness center, a swimming pool, a spa and several massage cabinets on its territory. For those who want to relax away from the bustle of the city and to enjoy the natural splendor, Playa de Las Alcaravaneras is recommended. Close to the coast there is picturesque park making the beach the best place for a … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Fans of tapas dishes are recommended to look into the Allende restaurant. It attracts visitors not only with a wide range of treats, but also with reasonable prices. The Allende restaurant serves visitors almost around the clock. Among the restaurants of national cuisine, La Pasta Real should be mentioned. This is a cozy and quiet place, where you can relax with your family and taste some popular local dishes. Fans … Open

Traditions and mentality of Las Palmas

Highlight of the event is choosing the Carnival’s Queen. Only one participant can be honored by this title, and she has to pass some qualifying tests. Children also select their Queen; special entertainment programs for young participants are also held during the Carnival. The next day, after the Queen was chosen, a gala parade is performed. It is headed by Queen’s wagon decorated with fresh flowers and … Open

Advices for travellers

9. In order not to aggravate the acclimatization process, refrain from drinking tap water. It’s better to purchase bottled water, which is sold in all supermarkets and grocery stores. Malaise may also occur in those who love cocktails with ice. 8. Prices for tobacco products are quite high on the island, so it’s better to stock it up in advance. Smoking in public places is prohibited; … Open

Cultural excursion through Las Palmas - things to see

The beautiful square Plaza-de-Santa-Ana, next to which Santa Ana Cathedral is situated, is considered the religious center of the city. The spectacular 14th-century building features traditional Gothic style. In the early 19th century, the cathedral was rebuilt, so today it is decorated with a spectacular neo-classical facade. Among other architectural constructions situated close to this area, City Hall and Palacio … Open

Las Palmas sightseeing

The city was founded in 1478 and it managed to keep the buildings of that time in its Vegeta quarter. Here you can see the Cathedral built in 1497. The church is built in the gothic style inside, while its exterior is made in the neoclassic style. Travellers are also offered to visit the House of Columbus that is located in a beautiful residence of first governors of the island. It keeps historical relics of the … Open

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