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Address: Plaza de Santa Ana, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Historic square in the centre of old town

This is the high point of a wonder around the old town of las palmas. The historic square is intact on all sides and is an interesting place to take pictures of the cathedral.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Hampshire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the walking tour provided by the red tourist bus company (also recommended) and it ended here. It was very interesting to hear about the city and island`s history, and to learn why there are dog statues at the edge of the square (The islands are probably named after the Latin word for "dog").

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Thank grafran
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the high point of a wonder around the old town of las palmas. The historic square is intact on all sides and is an interesting place to take pictures of the cathedral.

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Thank Tonlol
Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Plaza Santa Ana is located in the Vegueta area of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and is home to both the Town Hall and the Cathedral Santa Ana. Buildings line the square with beautiful balconies and design. It is a great place to stroll around and take in the many sights there are to see in the general area.... More 

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Thank Irishgirlabroad
Birmingham, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For wave after wave of tourist parties and guides taking gazillions of mobile phone pix instead of using eyes to take in and create memories!!

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Thank brianthelion
Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

Not really a place to target to visit in itself - it is just the large square in front of the Cathedral, but it is nice enough and a great place to take photographs with cathedral in background or to start or end a tour of the lovely old streets around and about

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Thank David A
Gainesville, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

A beautiful plaza facing the cathedral and a nice collection of period buildings. Easily accessed while strolling the old town center.

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

This is a lovely square to have a rest and watch the people, while you can see the beautiful Santa Ana Chatedral too.

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Thank Ingi5
Abingdon, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

This is a lovely little square. It is flanked on one side by the cathedral of Santa Ana. It is lined with palm trees. At the entrance there are various dog statues as the Canary Islands were named for dogs--canines--not birds. When we were there, there were young school children playing soccer. It was fun to watch them.

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Thank Sharon M
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The Plaza and the whole Vegueta area are a must in Las Palmas. If you have the chance, go on a Thursday might. All the bars and restaurantes offer 1 euro beer or wine and 1 euro tapa.

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Thank Santiago M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Its a quiet square with absolutely nothing going on unless you count the odd child kicking a ball about. One would expect it to have something going for it but sadly no. Don't waste your time here unless you want to rest your feet.

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