Walking tour to the old town Vegueta

Walking tour to the old town Vegueta

Walking tour to the old town Vegueta

Mondays to Saturdays

Place: Old & Historical Quarter of Vegueta (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)

The Vegueta of Santa Ana, was declared national artistic historic April 5, 1973. Real of 3 Palms was founded in 1478 by Juan Rejon Captain of Castille, so the city belongs to the Gothic Quarter.

We will visit the place where exactly just began the conquest of the Canary Islands, in the Plaza of San Antonio Abad and old Portuguese street.

We will also visit, famous Balconies street, where can be admired the first noble houses after the conquest of the island. There also is placed the Plaza of the new Pillar with its fountain dated XVIII just in the rear of the Cathedral. Just turning to the right we will get into the Sacred Art (Religious) Museum as well as the Cathedral of Santa Ana, (optional) with its Gothic interior and its historical contribution.
We will continue down the plaza de Santa Ana, with its monumental buildings emblematic and representative of the society. We will also speak about the House of the Governor or today reconverted into Columbus Museum (Tickets NOT included). Christopher Columbus used this island of Gran Canaria in three occasions, 1492 (discovery) 1493 (colonization of America) 1502 (last tour).

Includes: Guided walking tour with a canarian official tour guide 

Meeting Point: GUINIGUADA BUS STOP  CLOSE TO TASCA BAR PICADITA (Herreria Street).  

 

7 euros/ Adult. Children free under 13 years

 Daily tour (except Sundays) at 12.30 pm.

 Meeting point from BUS STOP GUINIGUADA CLOSE TO TASCA BAR PICADITA  

 Difficulty: Low  (accessible Wheel chair)

 Languages: Spanish & English Simultaneous.

 Duration: 1 hr 

 

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