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Vegueta, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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Neighborhood Historic Site
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. Before you head to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Las Palmas de Gran Canaria trip itinerary maker, to make sure you see all that Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has to offer, including Vegueta.
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  • This is a must see on a Thursday as all the restaurants and bars offer the most amazingly cheap wonderful tapas and the place is just alive with people.  more »
  • We were there in the sunny day, the narrow old streets are very pretty and nice. There are a Plaza de Santa Ana in the middle of the town. Also, there is a museum of Gran Canaria there, but we did not...  more »
  • Well worth a visit, or several! We especially liked the Casa De Colon, where exhibits on Colombus, who stayed there and his voyages are to be seen. Good displays in a lovely house with courtyard and f...  more »

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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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