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Centro de Interpretacion del Roque Bentayga

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A very interesting small museum

The Roque was closed by high winds so we spent more time in the museum that may otherwise have been... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2018
Warwick, United Kingdom
Archeological site to see Canaries further than a sunny beach/pool spot

Interesting visitor centre (free), that provides a view into the indigenous population living in... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2016
Zurich, Switzerland
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Municipality of Tejeda | Finca El Majadal, Tejeda, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

Quite small and doesn't take long to visit (30mins). Very interesting insight into the islands history. Especially pre Spanish conquistadors, of which most tourists know very little about. Glad I visited.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 2bobbits
Reviewed May 3, 2018

The Roque was closed by high winds so we spent more time in the museum that may otherwise have been the case. It is a really interesting small museum, nicely laid out with quite a lot of English text to follow the story. The facilities...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

Excellent and free small museum. Explained the history of the indigenous population at the site very clearly. The single member of staff managing the museum was extremely helpful and very willing to spend time with us to share his knowledge of the area - spoke...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ang21yorks
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Interesting visitor centre (free), that provides a view into the indigenous population living in the Canaries islands from 500 BC to 1500 AC, when their civilization ended due to Spanish colonization. It is possible to hike up to the Almogaren temple and visit some of...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Enr_2011
Reviewed July 19, 2016

We popped into the visitor centre after our hike up to the Roque and were extremely impressed. The centre provides a wealth of information about the indigenous people and their cave dwellings. It was very interesting to learn about their way of life as well...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Brit_travellerUK
Reviewed January 17, 2016

This little museum lies at the end of a turning road by the foot of the spire of Roque Bentayga. It is free ant is a nice place to learn about the people who lived here for millennia before the Spanish conquered the island. Even...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank susanneanette
Reviewed February 9, 2015

The climb to this rock is not very special for hikers, but the view from here is really special. Also the historic background of this place is interesting. Driving around in the area of Roque Bentayga presents this interesting place from different angles. We consider...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank DMS1995
Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

This new (and free) visitor centre is well worth the visit. It includes a exhibit with main information regarding the aboriginal sites in Gran Canaria. Afterwards a visit to the archeological site is possible, providing you are willing for a short 30 minutes walk. Although...More

1  Thank xavierrg
Reviewed January 6, 2015

The centre is quite small but very interesting. The staff was very polite, asked about our preferred language to tell us, when the small film will be shown in our language. We enjoyed it - very interesting and even for free. From the centre, you...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Konstanze B
Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Very interesting history around this place. stunning views - not for fear of heights. Check the brakes on the car before you go there and bring a packed lunch with you! Have a nice trip!

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