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“Accidentally Photogenic”

Centro Comercial Faro 2
Ranked #17 of 18 Shopping in Maspalomas
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Apart from the one supermarket and the few shops still desperately clinging on to memories of their once-glorious past, there is nothing to do here but bask in the decay.

Since Maspolomas is devoid of any interesting buildings, this is actually a really nice place to take pictures of, all things considering. We are familiar with scenes of post-apocalyptic decay from movies and games, but it's rare to actually find a place that looks like it's straight from the set of Max Max and is still mostly open to the public.

If you're a fan of things like The Walking Dead, The Last of Us, Terminator, Mad Max or Children of Men, definitely check this place out. Wear a hardhat though.

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We used to love going to this unusual design centre a few years ago until our latest visit when we found the place absolutly devoid of anything worth a taxi fare. Even the taxi driver did not say that the place was just about empty of shops and he made a fast getaway after taking his fare. There was huge lumps of concrete missing everywhere you looked. It looked liked a ghost town with perhaps only a half dozen units open.DONT WASTE TIME,EFFORT OR MONEY. EVEN PLAYA DEL INGLES IS NOT AS ROUGH AS THIS PLACE.

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

PLEASE DONT BOTHER. This place has closed down due to extreme structural failurs and is positively dangerous to go near as the concrete has blown. not ONE shop remains on the spiral, which used to be amazing, The only place useful is the very reasonable supermarket in the basement

1  Thank djjwales
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

First time for us on gran canaria went off to holiday world. Great time! On the way back we spotted this great centre which looked great from a distance could not believe our eyes when we got there 99% of this complex empty just a small amount of bars restaurants and a supermarket. So why?? Well in its day this was a thriving centre accommodating the holiday bungalows that surrounded it people self catering etc however that all changed when the homes were sold off for private accommodation. This then cut the throat of the centre so to speak which slowly bled to death. Such a shame.

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

We visited today, hoping for some decent photos after what we'd read on tripadvisor. It's not even worth that.

The upstairs is fenced off, the ground floor gently spirals round to a lower level and instead of the 200 or more units that should be open, we found 1 supermarket (Hyper Dino) that looked pretty good, 2 restaurants ( but not particularly vegetarian friendly), 2 shops and 1 bike hire place.

It could be a great place but needs a massive investment. Why the current tenants are still there, I can't figure. It has nothing to commend it as it stands. Very sad.

1  Thank tonymaris
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