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La Fortaleza Centro de Interpretation

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Centre of interpertation = very informative and well organised with friendkly staff

Tis was a delightful visit of a research center into the life of indegenous people (berber) of... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
London, United Kingdom
Huge cave right through mountain

If you are in the vicinity (near La Fortaleza Centro de Interpretation & Cocodrilo Park) this is a... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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The centre has exhibitional resources that allow visitors to learn every aspects of the La Fortaleza archaeological site. LaThe exhibition room offers the best of both the traditional museography and the latest technological resources. It also...more
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GC-651 N 48 La Sorrueda, 35280 Santa Lucia, Gran Canaria, Spain
+34 928 79 85 80
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Tis was a delightful visit of a research center into the life of indegenous people (berber) of canary (grand) islands who were warriors and lived in the fortalezza near by. Worth the time and money.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank WavesInTheSun
Reviewed 25 February 2018

If you are in the vicinity (near La Fortaleza Centro de Interpretation & Cocodrilo Park) this is a must do. Easy to park, very short walk for a wonderful spectacular cave! Climb up the steps into the entrance of the cave and see through to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank FourWheelers
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Small nicely set up museum about the indigenous people of Gran Canaria. Much is unknown unfortunately

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Stef7sa60
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Really interesting place to visit. Great interactive display and displays shown in a number of languages. Well worth a visit - El as is El Appendre next door - great food

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Simon I
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Good little museum telling an interesting history of local people who lived in the caves which are walking distance from the museum. Well worth a visit especially as a good food and tapas can be had at the next door restaurant El Alpendre

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Gaynor H
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The centre was closed but a short drive up the track took us to La Fortaleza where we explored this site all on our own. It's great that so many tourist just sit on the beach or even by the pool in an All Inclusive...because...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed visit especially the film in English. Good review of early human life in Gran Canaria. Multi lingual info including touch screens. Friendly receptionist.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Grandadlen
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Understanding just how people managed to live in caves in the mountains is made easier by visiting this excellent new centre. Do make the time to watch the film ( commentary available in several languages including english). You can then drive or walk a couple...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank quantockm
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Great museum with informative and intelligent curator. Well worth a visit. Lovely introduction to the aboriginal peoples of Gran Canaria. Beautiful mountain surroundings. Don't miss it

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank 788MirandaP
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Amazing place. We doesn't visited the museum, but spent a lot of time exploring the caves of Fortaleza. It's so misterious, so unusual and ancient. We started from tunnel and saw several small caves and two huge on the right side from tunnel. Be carefull,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank AnastasiiaEvy
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