Top Historical Places in Gran Canaria

Are you looking to explore the history of Gran Canaria through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Gran Canaria including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Gran Canaria. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Gran Canaria ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Gran Canaria, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Gran Canaria for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Gran Canaria with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Vegueta

    5 (465 Votes)

    Historical Site

    A historic district situated in the capital city of Las Palmas, everything about the bygone days can be found in Vegueta. The layout of the district has been the same for ages- narrow stone streets bordered with the patios of the oldest houses of the island. While in the district, check out the Plaza Santa Ana, the Casa Regental, the elegant 19th-century building of the Casas Consistoriales (To...Read more
  2. Museo De La Cueva

    Museum, Archaeological Site , Photo Gallery

    The Cueva Pintada Museum and Archaeological Reserve is actually an artificial cave dug out of the toba volcanic rock and whose walls are decorated with geometrical frieze motifs. The Cueva Pintada was discovered over a century ago and after more than 20 years of extensive archaeological excavation work, ruins were uncovered. Visitors can view remains of houses, wall paintings and get an idea of...Read more
  3. Roque Nublo

    4.7 (562 Votes)
    Roque Nublo

    Educational Site, Monument, Entertainment, Exhibition

    Roque Nublo is a volcanic rock on the island of Gran Canaria. It is situated in the municipality of Tejeda. At 80 m (262 ft) tall, a trek to the rock formation is one of the most favourite things to do for outdoorsy type visitors.  It is a famous landmark of the island and is a protected natural monument.