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      Arrecife - Worth a visit

      Calle León y Castillo (also referred to as 'Calle Real')

      A pedestrian area with international chain stores, small businesses and large retail outlets. This busy street lies close to the oldest houses in Arrecife.

      Parque temático (theme park)

      The park is located on the beach promenade leading to Puerto del Carmen and features a number of bars, a rollerskating rink, cycle paths and green areas.

      Castillo de San Gabriel (fortress of San Gabriel)

      Constructed in the year 1571 and rebuilt in 1666, it nowadays contains the ethnographic and archaeological Museum of Lanzarote. Visitors to the fortress have to cross the emblem of the city, Puente de Bolas bridge.

      Castillo de San José (fortress of San José)

      Built in the 18th century, the fortress is close to the harbour of Naos. It was converted by the artist César Manrique into one of the most important museums for modern art in the Canary Islands.

      Iglesia de San Ginés (church of San Ginés)

      This beautiful seventeenth- century church is located on a small square.

      Casa de Los Arroyos (house of the brooks)

      With a beautiful, traditional Canary Islands inner courtyard. Avenida Coll, 3.

      Puerto de Los Mármoles (Los Mármoles harbour)

      From here ferries and ships leave for Teneriffe, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura and the Spanish mainland.

      Callejón del Aguaresío

      A small alley full of charm.

      Playa del Reducto

      Protected by a reef, this beach features a blue flag all the year round because of its excellent water quality and safety.

      Islote de Fermina (de Fermina rocky island)

      This small rocky island merges beautifully with the reef landscape along the beach of Playa del Reducto.

      Parque Islas Canarias (park of the Canary Islands)

      Jetty, parkland, children's playground and underground car park.

      Mercadillo Municipal (small public market)

      Takes place every Wednesday between 9:00 and 15:00 hrs in José Ramírez Cerdá park. Wine, aloe vera, traditional crafts and folklore (at 11:00 hrs).

      Tourist information

      Kiosko de la Música (musical kiosk) in José Ramírez Cerdá park. Musical events.

      Casa de la cultura Agustín de la Hoz (Agustín de la Hoz cultural centre)

      Colonial architecture, exhibitions and collections.