Vegueta, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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Narrow cobblestone streets, grand cathedrals, and centuries-old houses with verandas characterize Vegueta. The neighborhood's founding dates back to the 15th century, and this heritage remains clear in its architecture. Wander through the Plaza de Santa Anas to view the stately Catedral de Canarias and stop in the Columbus House to see one of the neighborhood's most representative buildings. Use our Las Palmas de Gran Canaria day trip site to visit Vegueta on your trip to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The city of Las Palmas is to visit, a very dense and full of contrasts. Vegueta is the historical soul of the city with beautiful buildings that tell of the ancient splendour of this place.
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  • We accidentally run into the Carnival while exploring Vegueta. I was amazed about the history and the character of the place. The little streets are full of hidden gems and the Carneval was crazy. Hig...  more »
  • It is highly recommended to attend Veguta in Thursday night and find the bar of I told you Perez! they have a few tapas of death
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For a view of the sea, consider lodging along the coast in one of the following neighborhoods: Arenales, Ciudad Jardín, Alcaravaneras, Santa Catalina, Ciudad Jardín, or La Isleta. These districts boast an assortment of hotels, rental apartments, and lodging near the beach that is also within walking distance of the city center. For an urban vibe, with a view over the modern city, consider accommodations in the city's old town or its earliest neighborhoods: Vegueta, San José, and Triana.
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