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Address: Calle Juan Rejon s/n, 35008 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
Phone Number: +34 928 44 66 02
11:00 - 19:00
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It's a castle

Well, haven't been inside as it is mainly closed for private visitors. But it's castle near the port. If you have seen big and nice castles in Europe, this will not astonish you... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 October 2016
Vilnius, Lithuania
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Well, haven't been inside as it is mainly closed for private visitors. But it's castle near the port. If you have seen big and nice castles in Europe, this will not astonish you. But, hey, you are here - pass by and check it out.

Thank Jelenafromvilnius
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This defensive construction is the oldest on the island! It dates back to late fifteenth century. It recently underwent a renovation. A good outing on a trip to Las Palmas and it houses the foundation for art and thought Martin Cirino. It´s permanent exhibition is that of 25 sculptures by the artist.

Thank seniormango
Sleaford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Cost 4 euros to enter included for free was a series of photos/atefacts of Las Palmas native, Martín Chirino. An OK place to visit, nothing really special there was a nice café outside which was close to the bus stops.

Thank David_R503983
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

This is a must see if you are an art lover with a keen appreciation of modern sculpture. I am not. I found the exhibition a bit tedious. I wanted more information about the history of this small castle. The building has been renovated wonderfully.

1 Thank Richard H
St. Petersburg, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Rather small fortress near the port. Looking like fully renovated. If You are short in time, You better spend it in Vegueta.

Thank otkaznick
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

The castle has been heavily renovated in order to house a sculpture exhibition. In order to learn more about the castle you seem to need to use the QR codes.

1 Thank Kirstin B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

This old castle has been renovated and opened in March 2015. It houses Martin Chirino Foundation. It really is a great combination of modern sculpture and old building. There is a permanent exhibition of Martin Chirinos 25 iron works from all his creative periods. The castle has been renovated just to house these great works. Just walk around and let... More 

Thank Kilkki
Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Nice castle which has been renovated. It does not say much on the outside what it is, but try it! Inside there is art and some history.

1 Thank JohnnyTraveler85
Brantford, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

This 15th Century fortress was reopened as a modern art gallery in March 2015. It features the sculptures of internationally renowned Las Palmas native, Martín Chirino. In 2014 he was named to the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Madrid. There are 22 of his sculptures strategically situated among 3 floors. He studied traditional Spanish techniques of working with forged... More 

Thank BrantfordMark
Gosport, Hampshire, England
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

It is well worth finding Castillo de la Luz just for the lovely gardens surrounding the fort including beautiful rose bushes. I found it one of the most peaceful places to visit in Las Palmas. I thought it would be great to visit the fort and see what the view was like from the top. The fort has been turned... More 

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FundMartinChirino, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Castillo de La Luz, responded to this review

We are currently working at the rooftop to make that possible, thank you for your comment. We hope that in the future that issue gets solved and you can visit us again and enjoy the sight. More 

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