Parque San Telmo

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

This lovely paved park shelters beneath a canopy of shade provided by a lovely group of huge, mature magnolias. The Iglesia de San Telmo is a charming feature on the southwestern side, as is the fascinating El Modernista kiosk in the northwest corner, which functions as a classy cafe with outdoor tables for breakfast, sandwiches or a good cup of coffee.

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1. Iglesia de San Telmo

0.03 MILES

The Iglesia de San Telmo, on the southwestern side of the Parque San Telmo, was one of the first religious buildings in town. Diminutive on the outside,…

2. Calle Mayor de Triana

0.11 MILES

This pedestrianised street has long been the main shopping artery in Las Palmas. In between purchases, look skyward to enjoy some real architectural gems,…

3. Casa-Museo de Pérez Galdós


In 1843 the Canary Islands’ most famous writer, Benito Pérez Galdós, was born in this house in the heart of old Las Palmas. He spent the first 19 years of…

4. Gabinete Literario

0.38 MILES

Dating from 1844, this ornate historical building is a national monument. It was the island’s first theatre and retains an old-world display of faded…

5. CAAM San Antonio Abad


This gallery is a satellite of the main Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, and holds rotating art exhibitions.

6. Casa-Museo de Colón

0.51 MILES

This fascinating museum documents Columbus’ voyages and features exhibits on the Canary Islands’ historical role as a staging post for transatlantic…

8. Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno

0.55 MILES

The city’s main modern art museum is housed in a tastefully rejuvenated 18th-century building. There are no permanent collections but the galleries,…