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Address: Calle Juan Rejon s/n, 35008 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Exhibition of metal sculpture and pictures in a small fortress.

Rather small fortress that we stumbled across while walking along the port area! It has been renovated inside and is really a permanent exhibition of metal sculptures and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Ray H
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London, United Kingdom
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Kristiansand, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

May be not easy to find, but once there, you will have a marvellous example of a Perfect resturation. Most of the Castle is used as art Exhibitions. Youhave to pay a small entrance fee.

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Leytonstone, London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not worth going in. Inside is a gutted shell. You could not go up to the top of the walls, the sculpture exhibition was spread out thinly and was mostly empty space

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rather small fortress that we stumbled across while walking along the port area! It has been renovated inside and is really a permanent exhibition of metal sculptures and pictures. If you are expecting a historical castle with original castle content you will be disappointed. But if you appreciate art you will be pleasantly surprised as I was. There is a... More 

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Thank Ray H
Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free entry on certain evenings. Inside is converted into a gallery with fabulous display by local sculptor (metal work). Absolutely stunning and well presented. I imagine most tourists just look at outside and miss the best bit.

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Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The castle is now the exhibition hall for Martin Chirini, famous Las Palmas and world renowned sculptor. Well worth a visit.

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Kristiansund, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We expected a "usual" old fortress. It was that also but several artists has things inside . very nice and a surprise for us.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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.

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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.

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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.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
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.

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