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Address: Garachico, Tenerife, Spain
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Interesting if slightly retro exhibition centre

Art, and volcano exhibitions (in Spanish only) to look at beside an old building, just 2 euros to enter, worth looking into whilst in the town square.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Andellades
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Guildford, United Kingdom

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Art, and volcano exhibitions (in Spanish only) to look at beside an old building, just 2 euros to enter, worth looking into whilst in the town square.

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Thank Andellades
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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1,124 reviews
307 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 711 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is actually a lot more interesting than it may appear at first sight. There is a display which shows the history of the volcanic eruptions that have made the town what it is today. There were also some interesting sculptures on display during our visit - and it is a nice building to boot, all for just €2... More 

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Thank GrumpsDC
Markt Schwaben, Germany
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wouldn't come here just to see this convent of San Francisco. But while you are in Garachico you can pay it a visit, the entrance fee is 2€ per adult. These are the oldest buildings, with filigreed stone floors and wooden cloister. Today the convent hosts the cultural center of Garachico, displaying some sculptures. One room educates about the... More 

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Thank Jens W
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful display of pictures and history of Carachico, and the aftermath of the volcanic eruption. Peaceful quadrangle and evocative of its past history.

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Thank wendy_mundie
London
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22 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The entrance fee is only €2 and it is a very nice building, but the exhibitions are a bit boring. It is worth paying the entrance just to see the building though.

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Thank LondonGaladriel
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This is probably one of the main attractions in Garachico. The main part was built around Henry VIII times and retain many of the charms. Funny enough it has an exhibition of volcanic eruptions..

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Thank DavidF888
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Food and views from the outside area are just perfect!! Opt for the Canarian dishes...honestly, best i have had! Waiting staff are also lovely and great to see the 2 women cooking up a storm in the kitchen!

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Thank mrandmrsC_13
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

If one is visiting Garachico then one should find time to go to the Convento de Fransisco. The entrance fee is only 1€. The wooden balconies are splendid as are the wooden carved ceilings. One room has many large black and white old photos of Garachico from past days. Each photo has an explanation of the photo subject in Spanish,... More 

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London
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Very average food and service.predictable menu. OK service. Had toys for our 2 year old though which was a highlight.

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Bedford, England
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450 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 728 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Lovely old building to wander round for a sense of calm and tranquility. It only costs 1€ so give it a go.

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