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Address: Calle Juan Rejon s/n, 35008 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Ok sculpture, can't get out on the ramparts

It was OK but the cast iron sculpture was all a bit samey. No great views of teh city which is what I expected and thought the signage suggested.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Doug B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was OK but the cast iron sculpture was all a bit samey. No great views of teh city which is what I expected and thought the signage suggested.

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Thank Doug B
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had trouble finding this place but once we did it was worth it. It was a great mix of modern art and the history of the castle. It is smart phone interactive giving you as much information on the art and the history of the castle as you want. Unfortunately there is no access to the battlements. There is... More 

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Thank Gadam_13
Kristiansand, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

May be not easy to find, but once there, you will have a marvellous example of a Perfect resturation. Most of the Castle is used as art Exhibitions. Youhave to pay a small entrance fee.

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Thank Torbjorn42
Leytonstone, London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Not worth going in. Inside is a gutted shell. You could not go up to the top of the walls, the sculpture exhibition was spread out thinly and was mostly empty space

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Thank vincentina
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Rather small fortress that we stumbled across while walking along the port area! It has been renovated inside and is really a permanent exhibition of metal sculptures and pictures. If you are expecting a historical castle with original castle content you will be disappointed. But if you appreciate art you will be pleasantly surprised as I was. There is a... More 

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Thank Ray H
Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Free entry on certain evenings. Inside is converted into a gallery with fabulous display by local sculptor (metal work). Absolutely stunning and well presented. I imagine most tourists just look at outside and miss the best bit.

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Thank Sally J
Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

The castle is now the exhibition hall for Martin Chirini, famous Las Palmas and world renowned sculptor. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Irene M
Kristiansund, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We expected a "usual" old fortress. It was that also but several artists has things inside . very nice and a surprise for us.

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Thank roarjens
Vilnius, Lithuania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Well, haven't been inside as it is mainly closed for private visitors. But it's castle near the port. If you have seen big and nice castles in Europe, this will not astonish you. But, hey, you are here - pass by and check it out.

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Thank Jelenafromvilnius
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This defensive construction is the oldest on the island! It dates back to late fifteenth century. It recently underwent a renovation. A good outing on a trip to Las Palmas and it houses the foundation for art and thought Martin Cirino. It´s permanent exhibition is that of 25 sculptures by the artist.

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