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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

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

Active recreation

While in Las Palmas, be sure to explore a spectacularly styled aquarium called Poema del Mar. It presents a large number of marine species, including crocodiles, chameleons, fish (including both small aquarium fish and predatory sharks, moray eels). Have a great time in Experiencias Virtuales, especially if you are a gaming geek and want to brighten up your stay in the city with the help of virtual reality. Also, … Open

Festivals and events in Las Palmas

Cinema buffs are advised to visit Las Palmas in March when it hosts the Festival Internacional de Cine de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Attending this event is a great opportunity to watch movie premieres from famous directors. This is also your chance to see celebrities just on the streets or at the festival's opening and closing ceremonies. The City Day (Fiestas Fundacionales) is scheduled for June. The event lasts … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

The city has a number of attractive antique stores, and MASAP Anticuario y Coleccionista is among the most interesting ones. Suitable souvenirs "from the past" can be found here for absolutely everyone. It has a very interesting showcase with old books, as well as unique works of art, watches, and even an old phone for sale. Old tableware, miniature porcelain figurines and jewelry boxes, chic hand-painted fans and … Open

Las Palmas for children - what to visit

A favorite vacation spot for many tourists with children on the island is the Beach de las Canteras - the most beautiful and largest beach on the coast. You can come here for no particular reason. The beach is equipped with excellent playgrounds for children. Here you can build sand castles or give time to sports entertainment. There are many high-class spas on the island, some of which will be interesting to … Open

Travel guide to Las Palmas

One of the most unusual architectural attractions is the Alfredo Kraus Hall. The construction of this unusual building began in 1993 and lasted three years. Today, the International Film Festival and other cultural events of world standard are held every year in the impressive building. Literally all year round, the hall holds exhibitions, concerts of classical music and other events, which can be visited by … Open

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