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Barrio de San Cristobal

Calle Timonel, 35016 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
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2 weeks ago
“Fish town with colourful houses and great food”
22 Nov 2017
“Fresh Fish and Crashing Waves”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Calle Timonel, 35016 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Local owned restaurants and the views from this place is amazing. must try the local fish and their tradicional food taste amazing specially the gravy made with green sweet n hot chilies. which gives great flavour to the meat-fish... salted potatoes and friendly service along...More

Thank roger915
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

This neighbourhood used to be just beside the main port of San Telmo and has long been a fishing port of some grandeur. The people are proud of their fish restaurants. If you like fish, you are spoiled for choice here. There is also a...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

Good walk along front with some history and fishing boats. Some places nicely done up but a few noisy groups of youths around.

Thank Sally J
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great place for a morning, afternoon or evening walk or jog alongside the coastline. Fishermen Village is full of colorful old houses and all sort of scents. There are I think 2 restaurants that are very popular with locals serving really good food and cheap...More

Thank Leeo28
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Scenes not expected to be seen in Las Palmas. An old fishermen village in the city. Wild ocean, cute houses, a lot of good fish retaurants with very good prices.

Thank gaia-jr
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

This is a place to visit after you have seen the major sights. One can have delicious at the few restaurants there but I like the one in the middle in a plaza. It is nice to walk along the sidewalk leading to the pools...More

Thank Kastor18
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

This colourfully painted, but slightly ramshackle 'barrio', is easily reached from San Telmo bus station (Las Palmas). Walking along Calle Marina is sometimes made a little more interesting by the waves pounding the sea wall. City dwellers descend here at the weekend to get their...More

Thank NowOrNeva
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Reviewed 1 February 2016

Fishermen's village in the past with a very chracteristic tower. Nowedays San Cristobal is part of Las Palmas, yet keeps old looks and mentality. Small colorfull houses and distance from the city makes this place unique and perfect location for writers. Very inspireing. where you...More

Thank HolaFiesta
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Reviewed 18 March 2015

There is a great restaurant right beside the sea where the water splashed up beside you and you can eat the most traditional Canarian food. One of my favourite spots.

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Sorrento26
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Response from HolaFiesta | Reviewed this property |
Hi, according to google maps it's a 35 minute walk along the coast.to reach the beginng of the village. It's a very nice area, sometimes when big waves, you can feen nice breeze. On the way there is a special place where... More
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