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Casco Historico de Arucas

Arucas, 35400, Gran Canaria, Spain
+34 928 60 41 87
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
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17 Apr 2017
“Lovely traditional old town”
31 Mar 2017
“Handsome period centre”
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Arucas, 35400, Gran Canaria, Spain
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+34 928 60 41 87
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

After Las Palmas and it's traffic and noise this was a welcome visit. The parish church is like a reverse tardis. It is huge, grey and foreboding. Inside it seems much smaller. It is NOT a cathedral, as many people think but a parish church...More

Thank alisonHereford
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Surprisingly handsome traffic free town centre, surrounding an uncharacteristicly grey cathedral. This huge church, built in the early years of the last century is grey and austere, whilst the streets around it are the more common whitewash, and this contrast, together with the general peaceful...More

Thank cherriesfan_9
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Reviewed 7 March 2015

It was not in our list of places to visit, however while going to Firgas we noticed the big cathedral from the motorway so we opted to stop for quick visit. It was worth it.

Thank Andrea D
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Reviewed 6 January 2015

Great church and pretty buildings. Free parking next to the church. Best Tourist Information Office on the Island

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Reviewed 6 January 2015

We loved to stroll around in this little village - one of the nicest of Gran Canaria, in our opinion. Unfortunately the church was closed (we were there in the afternoon), but even impressive from the outside. In the tourist information you have WLAN and...More

1  Thank Konstanze B
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Reviewed 8 April 2013

Very nice place to visit, nice buildings, restaurants and shops. This feels like real Gran Canaria. Ofcourse one must visit the rum factory!!!

Thank Jean1jean
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Reviewed 27 March 2013

A half a day spent in the town will not be a day wasted. The streets are filled with nice buidlings, a few good restaurants, cafe to have a drink orsmth to eat. The gothic church stands out from the crowd of buildings. A must...More

2  Thank Wolszczak
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Reviewed 3 January 2013

Arucas is a small market town in the north of Gran Canaria. It has a small museum and park in ther centre of the town and is a relaxing REAL town , away from the touristy south. The old town is well conserved and you...More

3  Thank 187472Bill
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Reviewed 19 November 2012

We visited on a day trip from Las Palmas and what a worthwhile visit it was. Arucas is a wonderful town to just walk around, very peaceful and relaxed. The church is magnificent and the botanical gardens are lovely, don;t forget your camera. It even...More

4  Thank Harvey H
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Reviewed 31 October 2012

Arucas is a little village inland, accessed from the north, and it has an amazing church of cathedral-sized proportions. Those who have visited the Sagrada Familia in barcelona will notice similarities. What a hidden gem! We loved it.

1  Thank scottieAberdeen
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