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Gran Canaria

Heritage

Monumental Heritage

Agaete: The old town centre, Huerto de Las Flores (Botanical Garden), La Concepción and San Pedro churches, the chapels of Las Nieves (Flemish triptych inside), St. Sebastian and El Hornillo, Casa Fuerte (Fortress House).

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Agüimes: Agüimes Old Town Visitors’ Information Centre, Saint Sebastian’s Parish Church, Temisas hamlet, Guayadeque ravine.

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Artenara: Chapel of the Virgin of the Cave and the Parish Church of Saint Matthew.

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Arucas: Church of St. John and Plaza de San Juan, the Arucas and Firgas Heredad de Aguas Building (Water Board), the Municipal Museum, Arucas Mountain, the Arehucas Rum Distillery, Jardín de la Marquesa (the Marchioness’s Gardens), La Goleta quarry, Casa de la Cultura (Cultural Centre).

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Firgas: The Church of St. Roque and Plaza de San Roque, Casa de la Cultura (Cultural Centre), A “Gofio” (roasted and toasted corn flour) mill, Paseo de Gran Canaria and Paseo de Canarias (pedestrian walkways), Monument to the farm worker.

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Gáldar: Plaza de Santiago Historical Complex, the Church of Santiago de los Caballeros (Saint James), Sacred Art Museum, Antonio Padrón Museum-House, the Municipal Theatre, the Town Hall, the chapels of Saint Isidore, Saint Anthony, Our Lady of La Vega and San José de Caideros.

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Ingenio: The old town centre, Street sculptures, the Casa del Reloj (Clock House), The López Family Mill, Néstor Álamo Park, Casa de Postas (Posthouse), The Bishop’s house.

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: The City Hall, St. Ann’s Cathedral, The Bishop’s Palace, Regent´s House, Christopher Columbus House, Santo Domingo Church, the Gabinete Literario (Literary Forum Building), the Pérez Galdós Theatre, Pérez Galdós Museum House, The Canary Islands Museum, Calle Mayor de Triana (Triana High Street), Church of St. Francis of Assisi, San Telmo Chapel, Néstor Museum, La Luz, Mata and San Cristóbal castles. 

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Mogán: Windmill, Church in the village of Mogán, ancient hamlets.

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Moya: The Church of Our Lady of Candelaria, Tomás Morales Museum House, the Chapel of St. Bartholomew and the Moya Heredad de Aguas (Water Board) Building. Las Cumbres (the summit areas) and Doramas Nature Parks, Ethnographic Heritage.

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San Bartolomé de Tirajana: The Cemetery and the Church of San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Casa Condal (Residence of the Count of Maspalomas), Maspalomas Lighthouse, Fataga Chapel, Ethnographic Heritage and urban settings, namely San Bartolomé, Ayaguares de Arriba, Los Sitios de Abajo y de Arriba and Arteara.

La Aldea de San Nicolás: The Church of San Nicolás de Tolentino, Living Museum, Teaching Museum, The Balcony House, Cactualdea (Cacti Garden),Wind and Water Flour Mills.

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Santa Brígida: Church of Santa Brígida, La Atalaya Pottery Village, Guiniguada Park.

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Santa Lucía: The old town centre, the Church of St. Lucia, the Chapel of San Antonio de Bari (St. Anthony), Ethnoghraphic Heritage.

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Santa María de Guía: The Church of Santa María de Guía, Church of the Franciscan Hospice, The House of the Quintana Family, Néstor Álamo birthplace house, Casa las Artesanías (The Arts and Crafts House), St. Sebastian’s Chapel and the Chapel of St. Roque, “La Laja” mill, Canon Gordillo birthplace house.

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Tejeda: Church and Square of Our Lady of the Succour, Néstor’s Corner, Abraham Cárdenes Museum of Sculpture, Public Park, Cruz de Tejeda, Bentayga Archaeology Park.

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Telde: San Francisco (St. Francis), San Juan (St. John) and San Gregorio (St. Gregory) historical quarters. The Chapel of Saint Peter Martyr, Saint John the Baptist's Basilica, and the neo-classic St. Gregory`s church.

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Teror: Our Lady of the Pine Basilica, Plaza del Pino, The Bishop´s Palace and Avenue, Plaza de Teresa Bolívar, Town Hall, Calle Real de la Plaza, the Osorio Estate, the Dominican Convent and the Cistercian Monastery, The La Peña Chapel and St. Isidore’s Chapel. 

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Valleseco: The Church of Saint Vincent Ferrer, La Laguna (The Lagoon) de Valleseco Recreational Area, La Virgen Ravine, Calderetas (Volcanic Crater).

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Valsequillo: St. Michael’s Church, El Helechal vantage point, El Colmenar Barracks, Oratory of Our Lady of Health.

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Vega de San Mateo: San Mateo Old Town Centre and Las Lagunetas, the Lourdes Chapel, the Utiaca mill and public wash place, water-wells and subterranean water deposits, La Cantonera Historical Centre.

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