Lanzarote is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Lanzarote one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Lanzarote is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Lanzarote or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Lanzarote. Explore the historical monuments of Lanzarote with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Lanzarote guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Lanzarote page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Lanzarote landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Lanzarote.
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Puerto Marina Rubicón, Calle el Berrugo, 2, 35580 Playa Blanca, Las Palmas, Spain
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Europe’s very first underwater museum, Museo Atlantico, also known as Museo Atlantico Lanzarote opened up off the Spanish waters of Lanzarote on 10th of January 2017. This speciality underwater museum is the fantastic brain-child of British sculptor Jason deCaires Tayor. The museum exhibits excellent installations that speak about ocean ...
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Punta de Papagayo, Lanzarote, Spain
The Punta de Papagayo is located at the southernmost tip of Lanzarote. It is an area of spectacular beauty and includes five secluded and marvellous golden sandy beaches. The Playas del Papagayo is one of the beach and is part of a protected area called the Monumento Natural de Los Ajaches.
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Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
A cultural monument since the year 2002, the old Faro de Pechiguera lighthouse used to guard the La Bocayna of Faro de Pechiguera. It was built in the year 1856 based on a design by architects Juan de León y Castillo and Clavijo. The lighthouse started its activity in the year 1866, and for the next 120 years, it kept working. Then, a new li...
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Calle Castillo del Aguila, 33, 35580 Playa Blanca, Las Palmas, Spain
07:00 am - 05:00 pm
Situated on a cliff, the Castillo de las Coloradas was built between the years 1741 to 1744 to defend the attacks by pirates. It was rebuilt in the year 1769, after it was burned by Algerian troops. It offered protection of the land through its robust circular construction and through its drawbridge. During emergencies, its bell used to sounded to ...
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Castillo de Santa Barbara, Mounte Guanapay, 35530 Teguise, Las Palmas, Spain
09:00 am - 03:30 pm
The Castillo de Santa Bárbara is situated on Mount Guanapay, overlooking Teguise, the old capital of Lanzarote. In the 16th century, it was ordered by King Felipe II to be built as a watch tower to help protect the islanders from pirates’ invasions. The castle was restored in 1989 and is now the Emigrants Museum and a Museum of Piracy.
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Chinijo Archipelago, off Lanzarote, Spain
09:00 am - 02:00 pm
Off the coast of Lanzarote lies the Chinijo Archipelago. The archipelago includes the islands of Montana Clara, Alegranza, Graciosa, Roque del Este and Roque del Oeste. La Graciosa is the smallest inhabited landmass in the Canarian archipelago! The archipelago is part of the natural park Parque natural del Ar...