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BUS

BUS – at Gran Canaria’s main city (Las Palmas), a fleet of yellow buses operated by Las Palmas de Gran Canaria functions strictly within its area. A regular ride costs €1.40 (regardless of the distance you’re traveling). For those planning to take multiple bus rides within Las Palmas, there’s the ten-ride card (€8.50) which can […]

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TAXI

TAXI – on the island of Gran Canaria, the initial taxi fare (within Las Palmas) is €1.73, and €0.64 per km afterwards. For those going to other towns within Gran Canaria, the initial fare is €3.15. The following taxi services cover Gran Canaria.   Parada de Taxis: +34 928 62 51 05 Radio Taxi Santa […]

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Museo y Parque Arqueológico Cueva Pintada

Museo y Parque Arqueologico Cueva Pintada (Audiencia nº 2, Gáldar, Las Palmas) – this museum covers the pre-Columbian period of the Canary Islands (complete with archaeological materials that have been uncovered over the years at Gran Canaria (such as ceramic pottery, idols, paintings, and other materials that offer clues on the lives of pre-Hispanic local […]

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Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnología

Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnologia (Parque Santa Catalina, Las Palmas) — Not touching is forbidden, not thinking is forbidden. The Elder Museum of Science and Technology offers the possibility to enjoy science live. It is located on one of the most popular areas of the city, the Parque Santa Catalina, next to […]

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Museo de la Zafra

Museo de la Zafra (Calle Isla de la Graciosa, 33, 35110 Vecindario) – this museum is dedicated to the development of farming in this southern part of Gran Canaria island. In particular, its focus is on the development of tomato cultivation there, and the introduction of tomatoes into Europe from Latin America. That, as well […]

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Museo de Arte Sacro

Museo de Arte Sacro (Calle Espiritú Santo 20, Las Palmas) – this museum is part of the architectural section of the Cathedral of Santa Ana. Located on the Patio de Los Naranjos, a cloister dated in the 17th century, it’s a sample of the traditional Canarian style. The museum keeps an important collection of the […]

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Museo Canario

Museo Canario (Calle Doctor Verneau 2, Vegueta, Las Palmas) — The Museo Canario is located in the heart of Vegueta, in a building of high heritage value. It opened its doors in 1789 and is a must for the study of Gran Canaria’s pre-Hispanic society. Its archaeological fund is widely considered as of the largest […]

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Museo Néstor

Museo Néstor (Parque Doramas – Pueblo Canario, Las Palmas) — Néstor Martín Fernández de la Torre was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in 1887 and was one of the great Spanish modernist, symbolist painters. The Museum houses the majority of the painter’s work, and operates as an art gallery, hosting public exhibitions of […]

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Iglesia de San Juan Bautista

Iglesia de San Juan Bautista (Plaza de San Juan, Telde) — the oldest church in the city of Telde (20 minutes, or 20 km south of Las Palmas), the Iglesia de San Juan Bautista de Telde is also said to be its spiritual center. The church was founded as far back as 1483, originally erected […]

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El Faro de Maspalomas

El Faro de Maspalomas (Palmas, Gran Canaria) – this is a still-active 19th century lighthouse located at the southern end of Gran Canaria island. At 65 meters tall, it dominates the coastline, and serves as a crucial beacon for passing ships.