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Culture of Gran Canaria. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Fotos "San Cristóbal, Sabor a Mar" - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria In Gran Canaria you will find all kind of attractions that will surely leave many unforgettable impressions and memories. Iglesia de San Juan An Church is an important object of excursions. The construction of the church started in 1906. The project of the magnificent building in the Neo Gothic style is the work of the famous Catalan architect Gaudi. It took almost 70 years to complete the construction of the beautiful church. The beautiful and elegant building is decorated with sharp spiers and carved window-sockets, which make the facade of the building even more original and unique. The church is the location of an important religious relic - the 16th-century wooden crucifix, which occupies an honorable place right above the altar. There is one more interesting architectural object near the church - old Arucas houses. Together with the church the houses look very impressive.
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Guests of the city should definitely not forget to a miniature castle of Castillo de la Fortaleza. It was built less than half a century ago. Unlike many constructions of its type, the castle was built not for defensive purposes, but for a quirk. Nowadays the castle houses the exhibition of the museum which holds numerous historical and archaeological collections, as well as many valuable works of art, many of which were created more than one hundred years ago. The castle has rooms devoted to ancient weapons, historical artifacts, collections of botanical and prehistoric artifacts. There is even a beautiful art gallery there.
Museo Canario is a no less popular cultural institution that is definitely recommended for visiting. The museum occupies a beautiful modern building. The exposition of Museo Canario is devoted to the history of the Canary Islands. Among the items exhibited here you will see priceless archeological finds of Cro-Magnon period, ancient pottery and vintage jewelry. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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A lot of interesting excursion sites are located in the city’s suburbs. Fans of unhurried walks along the picturesque natural sites should not forget to make an excursion to the cave of La Cueva pintada. The inner walls of the cave are decorated with rock paintings. According to scientists, the age of some of the images found here is about two thousand years. The painting is a truly unique finding, since it has fully retained its original color. Besides this, guests are invited to take a fascinating walk through the outskirts of the cave, during which they can fully appreciate the diversity of flora and fauna of Gran Canaria.
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What to visit during two-day excursion in Gran Canaria

Vegueta
Where: Vegueta district, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria;
Puerto De Mogan
Where: Puerto de Mogan, Gran Canaria;
Camel Ride In The Dunes Of Maspalomas
Where: Avenida Dunas, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria; Metro: Bus to Faro de Maspalomas (29, 30, 32);
Aqualand
Where: Carretera. Palmitos Park, Km 3, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria; Telephone: +34 928 140525; More info: Global bus from playa del inglés – line 451, global bus from puerto rico - line 701.;
Sioux City
Where: Canon de Aguila, San Augustin, Gran Canaria; Telephone: +34 928 762 573;

Iconic cultural sights of Spain

Another center of the country's culture is the capital of Catalonia, Barcelona. The most famous and grandiose architectural structures are located there. They are mainly created by the legendary architect Antonio Gaudi. The Temple of the Holy Family or Sagrada Familia is a real landmark of the city and one of its symbols. The construction of the temple began in 1882. It does not stop until now. All elements in the building have a deep religious significance. The building is topped by numerous towers. Other, not less effective constructions of Gaudi are the house of the Batlló and the Mila House. In the house of Batlló, the traveler will not find any straight line, as Gaudi was inspired by the figure of a giant dragon. Mila House belongs to a private organization. Today, it regularly hosts exhibitions. … Open
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Landmarks of culture on Gran Canaria map: art-galleries, monuments, palaces, etc

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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Gran Canaria

Culture guide to Gran Canaria. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Gran Canaria: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Gran Canaria. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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