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Plaza de Santa Ana

Address: Plaza de Santa Ana, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Chernivtsi, Ukraine
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91 reviews 91 reviews
38 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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36 reviews 36 reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
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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London
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290 reviews 290 reviews
122 attraction reviews
1,451 helpful votes 1,451 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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North Wales, UK
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

This is a different part of the busy city! The square is spacious, surrounded by buildings of great architecture and with the cathedral lying right in front. Great spot for pictures and take the time to have a drink in one of the little bars/ coffee shops. It's really relaxing. We loved the whole neighborhood and wandered around the narrow... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

This square is in the heart of the Vegueta area in Las Palmas, surrounded by old buildings including the Santa Ana Cathedral and guarded by bronze statues of dogs. There are a few shops, cafes and restaurants around the square including a nice Italian. Worth a walk around if you’re in the area or visiting any of the nearby museums.

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London, United Kingdom
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178 attraction reviews
297 helpful votes 297 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

plaza de santa ana is well worth a visit, its got a grand cathedral also the bishops palace ,old town hall ,sculptures of dogs ,seats to relax and soak up the history,little tapas bars near by around the old town and cathedral

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Warszawa, Polska
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355 reviews 355 reviews
270 attraction reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

I was surprised to see such a nice plaza on Tenerife. The square is facing the main church, has a few momunments, nice buiildings all across. You might not be lucky with a photo without tourists or audio equipment as there are many entertainment events taking place. It's a good place to stop for coffee.

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Ratingen, Germany
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71 reviews 71 reviews
16 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

This square is a great place to sit, relax & think about the long history of the city & the island. The surrounding buildings are lovely, and so are the many benches for elderly people (like me) to sit on.

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