Pirámides de Güímar


These six much-restored pyramid ruins made from lava stone explore an intriguing question: could the Canarios have had contact with America before Columbus famously sailed the ocean blue? This theory was developed by renowned Norwegian scientist Thor Heyerdahl, who lived on Tenerife until his death in 2002 and based his ideas on the Mayan-like pyramids discovered in Güímar. The museum here has a film about Heyerdahl, his work and theories.

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