Plaza de Santa Ana, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Constructed in the early years of the 16th century, Plaza de Santa Ana lies at the heart of historic Las Palmas. Wander this historic square and view its traditional Canarian-Spanish architecture and its many attractions, including the city hall and the Cathedral of the Canaries. Relax in the shade at one of the plaza’s cafes, some of which serve traditional Spanish tapas. Keep an eye out for the many bronze dog statues guarding the Cathedral of Santa Ana. Check the square’s event schedule, as the space often hosts live music and other performances. To visit Plaza de Santa Ana and other attractions in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, use our Las Palmas de Gran Canaria trip itinerary builder app .
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  • Nice place, quiet, view of the Cathedral, whatever is said, I find it beautiful, 2 not triana.
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  • Just a nice area in and around the plaza. Many interesting buildings full of photogenic architecture and if you like gargoyles - it's your heaven!  more »
  • This beautiful place is located in the heart of the old town in front of the Cathedral. I found particularly worth seeing the monument with the dogs.
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  • Situated just outside the cathedral de Santa Ana, its a big square with lots of available seating. There are several statues of dogs which represent how the Canary Islands got it's name. Nothing to do with birds as many May think but actually to do with canines of which there were many in the past on these islands, Gran Canaria included.
  • Nice square opposite the cathedral with plenty of room for kids to play and run around.
  • Nice place. Really old style.
  • Beautiful area. The museum was intriguing. Beautiful church
  • History of the city happening for you once more and of course the locals tradition of having your picture taken while riding one of its famous dogs :)
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