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Address: Plaza de Santa Ana, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Vegueta Walking Tour Including Canarian Tapas
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria City Tour with Transfers

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A plaza is always a plaza. Not your best memory from many vacations (maybe Brussels). But we ted to visit them, and by that standard this is a nice plaza. The dog statues are very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A plaza is always a plaza. Not your best memory from many vacations (maybe Brussels). But we ted to visit them, and by that standard this is a nice plaza. The dog statues are very nice. Children love them. View is nice, and it's not remote so it's right there.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A large public square lined with attractive buildings, benches, palm trees and ornate street lamps. At one end is the cathedral and at the other the Town Hall. My favourite thing was the 8 statues of dogs by the cathedral, which have their own TA review listing. Visitors can go inside the cathedral and the café otherwise it's enjoying sitting... More 

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manchester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a picturesque plaza facing the Cathedral San ta Ana with gorgeous buldings and palm trees. However, by far the best feature for me was the group of eight dog statues facing the cathedral. Made of bronze and very lifelike they are most impressive. Apparently the island was once populated by large dogs from which it got its name.... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This plaza is not, of itself, a dramatic destination, but it is a very fine place to pop out into as you explore Las Palmas' Old Town. It is a fine square; decent old buildings, a cafe, a marvelous church and lots of people to watch! Take a picnic, or buy the making s in the local market and enjoy... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a gorgeous square, located opposite the cathedral, in the heart of the old town. The square is surrounded by beautiful buildings, and lovely trees. The iconic dog statues facing the cathedral are a fabulous photo opportunity. This is an atmospheric square & a great place to start a tour of the old town.

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Thank Elizabeth C
England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must visit when in Las Palmas and you wish to see nice historical buildings and feel a nice authentic atmosphere. Beautiful architecture with the Chatedral Santa Ana in focus. Take a walk on the pebbled streets of Vegueta and soak in the late afternoon Sun, taking stunning photos whilst enjoying a drink or two in one of... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What to say, it is a very nice plaza with focus on the cathedral Santa Ana. Sometimes there are festivals on the plaza. Around this Plaza you have nice streets as well with bars and restaurants etc. A must when you are in Las Palmas.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Plaza de Santa Ana is a beautiful square. It is in the must see area of Las Palmas Vegueta. The architecture is stunning.

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Thank shropshirenick
Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the iconic plaza for the old district of Vegueta in Las Palmas. It's a must see. The dog statues in front of the cathedral are favorites for photographers, and each one is unique. The plaza is perfect for photographers in any weather or time of day, but at night it's particularly pretty when the lights come on.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a shame that city like Las Palmas doesn't have such a beautiful church, judging by its facade, restored. The facing square with its canine tributes and surrounding buildings is very pretty. the facade of the cathedral is a classic, its just a sham that you can't see the interior. There is a museum which has an entry fee, just... More 

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