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Iglesia de San Juan Bautista

Calle Parroco Morales, 35400 Arucas, Gran Canaria, Spain
+34 928 60 00 92
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“gothic church” (3 reviews)
“volcanic rock” (2 reviews)
Calle Parroco Morales, 35400 Arucas, Gran Canaria, Spain
+34 928 60 00 92
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This imposing Church, often referred to as a Cathedral, rises above the Old Town and is a striking contrast to the brightly coloured facades of the buildings in the adjacent streets. I was surprised that the Church was only built in the early 1900s as...More

Thank debdancing
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Standing out like a sore thumb wherever you are, this church is better seen at night when this jarring vision is softened. Nicer on the inside and similar to the Las Palmas cathedral but pocket sized

Thank robinn669
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

What a great church. Amazing put side. Not that old 100 years. But great design and build. Amazing round windows. Must go.

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

There was a wedding on the afternoon when we visited Arucas we sat in the square having a beer and tapas and watched the guests arrive and finally the bride. The building is very grand and made from volcanic rock it overpowers the other buildings...More

Thank Mariepmwigan
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Very beautiful structure built from volcanic rocks and well maintained considering the age of the church.Build around 1900s and finalised in 1970s! Must to visit.

Thank rahimmaa
Reviewed 14 June 2017

When we drove into the town, we followed signs to a 'View Point' to photograph the who;e town. I hadn't told my Wife how big and distinctive the Cathedral was compared to the surrounding buildings. Her jaw hit the floor. lol. The Cathedral exterior is...More

Thank Raymond1960Edinburgh
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

When first time I was in Arucas I was walking around the city center. All rouds turn me to the hugest building in the city. It is incredible church. When I think about the city I see the view for city with the church and...More

Thank irbisek
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Very nice and old Christian church in small amazing town. Big car park opposite church. Close to church many bars and nice streets.

Thank Toms1984
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Easter week visit. Big dark stone building with beautiful stained glass. Free car park right next to it.

Thank alisonHereford
Reviewed 28 March 2017

In a stark contrast to the brilliant white and brown buildings of the surrounding streets, this church is an uncompromising strong grey, and is dedicated to St John the Baptist. At odds with this small Canarian town, the early c20th architecture would not look out...More

Thank cherriesfan_9
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