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“Nice museum from the most celebrated canarian author”
26 Jul 2018
This is the house where writer and dramatist Benito Perez Galdos (1843-1920) was born. He is regarded as the most important Spanish writer after Cervantes, as well as the main representative of the literary Realism in Spain, like Balzac, Zola and...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Calle Cano 2 y 6, 35002 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
We were only visiting to see the building, but the guide was very interesting and introduced us to the Spanish version of Dickens. The building has some intriguing corners and I expect it would be a cool retreat in the summer months.
We only paid...More
A well preserved house from the 19th century, full of the writer's personal furniture and knick-knacks. It gives a vivid picture of life in the 1890s, in a middle class milieu. The guides are very helpful.
Casa de Pérez Galdós is the house, where this writer lived in Gran Canary Island. Now it is converted in a museum and owners try to return to the original furniture or other furniture, which belonged to the writer, to the house. Interesting to know...More
With a previous interest in the work of Galdos, we visited but didn't want to climb stairs so a member of staff took us to the upper floor via a lift and then proceeded to give us a personal guided tour! Fascinating little museum in...More
The bad news is that now you have to pay for the ticket. 3 EUR (or 1,5 EUR for groups of 7 and more).
The good news is all the rest: the beautiful house, the impressive furniture, the sympathy of the staff, the very detailed...More