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Address: Santa Brigida, 35300 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain

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gorgeous view

the panoramic view on the crater is speechless. if you like plants, you can observe here a great variety and beauty. also, we were able to see many different birds and to take... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

the panoramic view on the crater is speechless. if you like plants, you can observe here a great variety and beauty. also, we were able to see many different birds and to take pics of local canaries birds and 3 sparrowhawks. amazing!

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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

If you've done the walk to the bottom of the caldera, well done, but you've probably missed the Guanche caves. We only found out about them later and had to do a second visit. When walking down towards the bottom, as you reach the first sharp right turn that descends downhill, look left. There is a narrow trail leading off... More 

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Bexley, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

If you are fit and fancy a walk/hike you can walk to the bottom and explore. Or you can see the site from the top

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Our first stop was at the Pico de Bandama mirador (at 1,883ft) for a panoramic view of the adjacent countryside and a view into the heart of the volcanic crater 0.6miles wide. Parking can be a bit tricky and something of a "free for all" when the place is busy! Next came our 656ft descent into the crater, through an... More 

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South East England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Good short hike round the Caldera- my walks book described this as vertiginous but it was fine- some ascent and decent walking shoes/boots needed. Get the bus to Bandama if using public transport.

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Wolverhampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We visited on a clear sunny day and the views were spectacular. You can definitely see that it was a crater. We visited a cafe nearby and had a cup of tea and sandwich.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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62 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

An interesting winding drive up leads to a look out with fabulous views of the island overlooking the long extinct caldera. It's a must on any tour of the island.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Beautiful clear day and so worth the trip. On a cruise and decided wanted a bit of high volcanic scenery. So onto coach and having a skillful river helps as the roads are vertical, twisting and turning with sheer drops. Drove around he caldera and saw from many positions the size of the crater and how vegetation has taken hold.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This is a fantastic place to take photos of much of the island. It's worth the drive up to the top. Also, on the way down you can stop by a winery for tastings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Two city noob trackers entered semi prepaired into this beautiful place, wearing nothing but worn out sneakers and cool looks. Naturally we faced an obstacle a little harder by the quality of our missing equipment, but we made it. Indeed this great crater of fertillity holds amazing secrets to be discovered. From The top an amazing view teasing you to... More 

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