LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA

The Castle of La Luz, Gran Canaria’s main fortress, to be visited also on Sundays

05/11/2014 • 4894

Foto: © Gerardo Ojeda para LPA Visit

The Town Hall of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria opens the doors of the Architectural Complex of the Castle of La Luz, the main defending fortress of the island of Gran Canaria, in the Port – Canteras area, on Tuesdays at 4pm and 5pm; Thursdays at 11am and noon; and on Sundays at 11am and noon.

Visits, whichever the chosen day and time, will be of 45 minutes and will be given to shifts of 25 people and must be booked via email to this address:

castillodelaluz@promocionlaspalmas.com

or via telephone in this number: +34 928446602

The programme ‘Abierto patrimonial’ (‘Open heritage’) gives access to the archaeologic finding that gave light to the tower of Alonso Fajardo and the artillery barrier. Besides, visitors will be able to enjoy an amusing theoretical explanation to introduce them in the historical-architectural context of the descovery.

Interior_Castillo_Luz

The history of the fortress, explained by the connection of the building with different moments of the city’s history; the archaeological discovery, with a listing of data discovered in the excavation; and the architectural intervention, consisting of the presentation and explanation of every decission taken during the refurbishment proyect, carried out by Nieto y Sobejano Arquitectos, will be the three steps taken during the visitor’s route.

Visits to Castle of La Luz:

DAY TIMES SHIFTS People
Remarks
Tuesdays 4pm to 6pm 4pm & 5pm 25
Wednesdays 10am to 1pm 10am, 11am & noon 25 Students
Thursdays & Sundays 11am to 1pm 11am & noon 25

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One Response to The Castle of La Luz, Gran Canaria’s main fortress, to be visited also on Sundays

  1. Gonzalo says:

    Desde este Consulado, felicitamos a la Corporación capitalina por su excelente trabajo en la recuperación, no solo de la belleza y recuperación turística de la ciudad; también por esta y otras recuperaciones històricas , que van a hacer de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria un lugar como lo fuè antaño.
    Vaya mis felicitaciones a su Alcalde y Concejal de Turismo y a su magnìfico equipo de colaboradores. Felicitèmosnos.

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