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Address: Plaza de Santa Ana, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain

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Main plaza in old town

The Santa Ana square where the carnivalbegins every year. On the square there is the cathedral, city hall, bishop's palace. Some cafés and a very interesting group of dog statues.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
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Budapest, Hungary

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Valsequillo, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Amazing and colourful houses with a lot of bars with local tapas. When visiting The Canary Islands don't miss this place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The Santa Ana square where the carnivalbegins every year. On the square there is the cathedral, city hall, bishop's palace. Some cafés and a very interesting group of dog statues.

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Narvik, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Interesting buildings on both sides from an architectural point of view. Right in front of the cathedral is an unusual display of statues of various dog breeds.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

As for the church, the front square is nice (as the whole neighbourhood), and worthy a walk in, but do not expect anything special.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The square was being laid out for a theatre performance hence only a small area was usable. However the signature groups of men were still in the cafes playing dominos and cards.

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Chernivtsi, Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This is a nice, big, open square in the centre of town, with a big Cathedral, worth a wander through while strolling through town

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Even if there isn't much to do on the plaza tself, it's one of the must visit - must take photos -places in Las Palmas. Beautiful buildings, dog statues, nice place the sit if weather permitting. Cafes, little shops, museums and restaurants near by. Easy access by bus to Vegueta from other parts of Las Palmas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

. When, at the very end of the 19th century, the six statues of dogs were placed in the the cathedral forecourt, there was outrage from the local population. "Dogs under the nose of Saint Ann!" howled the local rag. But now, of course, they are a much-loved feature, reminding us all of the origin of the name Las Canarias... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

This was a good place to walk around slowly and drink in the atmosphere. Lots of coffee shops to sit and chat. The buildings in the square and the small streets were very picturesque.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Sculptures of the canines the island was originally named after adorn this square. Lovely old buildings are worth a look. Be aware - beggars patrol this area.

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Address: Plaza de Santa Ana, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Gran Canaria  >  Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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