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

Guests can easily combine their relaxation on picturesque beaches of Maspalomas with the exploration of local landmarks. History fans simply cannot fail to visit Plaza de las Mujeres. This gorgeous district is located not far from the popular Meloneras Beach. Several years ago, archeologists started exploring this area and found many unique artifacts. This helped Plaza de las Mujeres to become one of the most important archaeological destinations of the region. This is the magnificent place where tourists can see ruins of houses where first settlers lived many years ago. Visitors are welcome to make a walk to the nearby nature reserve that has become famous because of salt mines of the most incredible shapes.
Seaside relaxation is traditionally the most popular pastime among guests of Maspalomas. It’s a great place for all kinds of beach sports. In order to diversify your stay in this … Open
The district of Campo is home to one more landmark that will certainly draw the attention of nature fans. It’s El Parque Botanico de Maspalomas or the Maspalomas Botanical Garden that has become widely popular because of a large collection of exotic plants and flowers. In this garden, visitors will find virtually all types of tropical flowers that can be found on the Canary Islands. Numerous butterflies only add special charm to this fabulous garden. Visit this place and you will understand why many consider this garden one of the most beautiful and romantic places on the resort.
Travelers, who want to get acquainted with the culture and traditions of the indigenous people, should not forget to explore the picturesque district of San Bartolome de Tirajana. This place has the same atmosphere as many years ago. During a walk on miniature streets of this area, tourists will see many beautiful buildings in the national style, charming squares, and fragrant gardens. The great choice of interesting workshops has become one of the main advantages and attractive traits of the region. A visit to these workshops can easily replace an excursion in the museum. In any of the shops, visitors will see unique handmade items, and it’s possible not only to see these national crafts but also to buy them. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
It’s safe to say that the most attractive and popular beaches in Gran Canaria are located in Maspalomas. The total length of the resort’s beaches is approximately 17 kilometers. … Open
While walking in the historic district, consider visiting Degolyada de las Yeguas. This observation deck is an ideal place for admiring the panorama of Maspalomas. You will also see Fataga Ravine from Degolyada de las Yeguas, as well as other outstanding landmarks of the region. The picturesque historic district of the city is the location of another landmark - Enchidero. This is an ancient watermill that has managed to survive in nearly perfect condition, however, it stopped working many years ago. In the past, a shoe workshop was open in the watermill. After a thorough restoration, it was decided to turn the watermill into an ethnographic museum. Nowadays, the building of the old mill is home to an interesting collection of artworks and household items of the indigenous people, as well as numerous unique historic artifacts. Maspalomas and its nearest suburbs never cease to amaze guests with the abundance of interesting historic landmarks and natural places of interest.
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Not far from the Prado Museum, there are two other iconic museums, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and the Reina Sofia Museum. Together they create a golden triangle of the capital's art. The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum features a collection of paintings by the most famous artists from the 13th century to the present day. These include Memling, Holbein, Monet, Renoir, Degas, Picasso, Dali, and Chagall. The museum of Queen Sofia houses paintings of artists of the 20th century. The most famous among them is the Guernica by Picasso. There is also the Maritime Museum, the Museum of America, the Museum of the Jamon, National Anthropological, Archaeological Museums, and the Museum of Romanticism in Madrid. … Open
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Maspalomas

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