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In "Cueva pintada" a cave in Gáldar, you will experience the culture of the original inhabitants of the Canary Islands. The museum here is itself constructed on the remains of an ancient settlement and provides impressive views of wall paintings and historical objects of all kinds.
"Casa de Colón" was the residence of the former governors of the island and was probably visited by Columbus during his first voyage to the Americas. The museum of the same name provides detailed documentation and other exhibits relating to the conquest of the islands by the Castilians, the visit of Christopher Columbus and pre-Columbus America.
Museo Canario displays the most extensive collection of the cultural heritage of the original native inhabitants of the Canary Islands. The museum is home to the complete archaeological collections of the entire Canaries archipelago, and with its unique selection of exhibits is a wonderful place to get to know the history of the islands.
"Pueblo Canario" lies in the heart of the city of Las Palmas in the beautiful "Parque Doramas" gardens. It is a museum created by the artist Nestor de la Torre and, with its collection of typical Canaries houses with their beautiful wooden balconies, is dedicated to the architecture of the island. Folk dances and songs which are typical of traditional culture on the islands are also performed at Pueblo Canario.
Here you can also visit the "Nestor de la Torre Museum".
With an area of about 10 hectares the "Jardín Botánico Viera y Clavijo" botanical gardens display the full flora of the seven Canary Islands, together with the plant life of Madera, the Azores and the Cape Verde Islands.
You will find a very special nature reserve at "Los Tilos de Moya", a gorge near Moya which, on an area of 91 hectares, contains an abundance of laurel bushes and lime trees.