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City Sightseeing Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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Address: San Telmo Bus Station, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
Phone Number: +34 902 11 02 72
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Description: We show you the main Spanish tourism destinations from a different point...
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$20*
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Reasonable Trip but vastly overpriced.

This open top bus tour is a good option if time is limited and you don't have the knowledge of local bus routes. Having now done the trip if I was to return I would wear stout... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2015
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West Calder, United Kingdom
Las Palmas Card|Includes entry to top attractions and discounts in bars, restaurants and shops
Casa de Colon
Casa de Colon
Casa-Museo Perez Galdos
Casa-Museo Perez G...
Catedral de Santa Ana
Catedral de Santa ...
Mercado del Puerto
Mercado del Puerto
Teatro Perez Galdos
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Bexley, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

These trips are a great way to explore the city, with both the Old City and the New City. We found it the best way to see most of the sites! I think the tour was great value for money, and reasonable in price. We spent most of the day on the bus, hoping on and off. Armed with a... More 

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CitySightseeingEsp, Departamento de Comunicación at City Sightseeing Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for your kind comments and for your high score. Our City Sightseeing team works daily to help our customers discover everything the city has to offer. We are glad you enjoyed the freedom of our hop on-hop off system, being able to visit the monuments at each stop and listen to the commentary along the way.... More 

Yorkshire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

loved it walked loads lots of shops and places of interest, marina and shopping excellent, liked churches etc and found lovely Spanish bar for tapas

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CitySightseeingEsp, Departamento de Comunicación at City Sightseeing Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for sharing your experience of Las Palmas de Gran Canarias with us. To experience the city from a different point of view, climb aboard our City Sightseeing tour. From the top deck of our tour bus you will be able to see some of the most interesting places Las Palmas has to offer. We will take... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We must have waited 50 mins for a bus on a busy petrol- fumed corner. We were staying in Triana -the old pedestrianized quarter and soon realized that the modern parts of Las Palmas are really not worth seeing -ugly high rise flats etc. We got off for coffee at Playa Canteras and were not impressed, so waited on another... More 

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CitySightseeingEsp, Departamento de Comunicación at City Sightseeing Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Unfortunately our buses can’t access the older quarters of the city but our ticket also includes a walking tour through the historic quarter, Vegueta, from Monday to Saturday at 13:15 from Stop number 5 (Vagueta/Cathedral). It is about an hour long and is available in both English and Spanish. More 

West Calder, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This open top bus tour is a good option if time is limited and you don't have the knowledge of local bus routes. Having now done the trip if I was to return I would wear stout footwear and take the extra time to walk to the places I wanted to visit. I found myself comparing it with other open... More 

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CitySightseeingEsp, Departamento de Comunicación at City Sightseeing Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Perhaps next time you would enjoy our walking tour through the historic quarter, Vegueta, included in the City Sightseeing ticket. It operates from Monday to Saturday at 13:15 from Stop number 5 (Vagueta/Cathedral). It is about an hour long and is available in both English and Spanish. More 

Au bord du Léman
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The most attractive area in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is definitely in Vegueta, the old colonial city centre around the cathedral and casa de Colón, where the City Sightseeing Bus has no access. So you'll have little to see of the old city when taking this tour. Also the Cantera Beach can be seen only briefly at bus stop... More 

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CitySightseeingEsp, Departamento de Comunicación at City Sightseeing Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. One of the advantages of the City Sightseeing tour is that you can easily get from one part of the city to the other aboard our buses. Even though they don’t have access to Vagueta you can enjoy a walking tour through this historic quarter, included in your City Sightseeing ticket. It operates from Monday... More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Car fume pollution was high, architecture interesting, good for shopping if your looking for clothes etc. people seemed friendly.

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CitySightseeingEsp, Departamento de Comunicación at City Sightseeing Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of Las Palmas. Our City Sightseeing tour buses offer a great view of the city’s buildings and sights. You can hop on and off at leisure to visit the monuments and explore everything the city has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you onboard next time you... More 

Mold, United Kingdom
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129 reviews 129 reviews
88 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Not the best open top bus tour but as the distances are quite large in town it is probably better than a taxi and you will see parts you might miss. A good introduction to get your bearings so do it first. If you are on a ship there is a stop outside the port.

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CitySightseeingEsp, Departamento de Comunicación at City Sightseeing Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, responded to this review

Thank you for commenting, this is very true. One of the advantages of the City Sightseeing buses is that you can use them to easily get from one part of the city to the other to explore the main sights. With our Hop On - Hop Off system you can get on and off as many times as you want... More 

Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We took the bus as a way of getting an overview of the city. The guide material on the head phones was very brief but efficient. I thought the bus drove a bit fast but then again it was freezing so we were happy we were done fast? Usually I don't like these kinds of buses but as we were... More 

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CitySightseeingEsp, Departamento de Comunicación at City Sightseeing Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are glad you enjoyed your visit! Perhaps next time you will have time to enjoy our walking tour around the historic quarter of Vegueta, included in your City Sightseeig ticket, and see a bit more of the city. More 

Saskatoon, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This sightseeing "hop-on, hop-off" experience is a great way to familiarize yourself with the city. Goes to the major attractions for a reasonable price, though I'm sure regular city transport is much more affordable if you're willing to do your homework on the bus routes. The commentary is useful though, and the one or two day pass is very convenient.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

we went to las palmas twice. 1 for shopping and 1 for the history about the place. we thought the history trip was interesting and the guide was excellent she spoke German, Dutch, Spainish, French, English. she had to repeat her self in them langages. we thought we did'nt get much time to ouselves than we did when we when... More 

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