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Antigua


History and museums, Natural sights
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town, beach, landmarks



Antigua is a town and a municipality in the central part of the island of Fuerteventura in the Province of Las Palmas in the Canary Islands. It has a population of 11,629 (2013), and an area of 250.56 km². It is situated 17 km southwest of the capital of the island Puerto del Rosario.

 

Sites of interest

  • Caleta de Fuste Castle, a heritage site
  • Centro Turístico Cultural Molino de Antigua (Molino de Antigua Cultural Touristic Centre): where works of major artists are exposed.
  • Salinas de El Carmen, the origin of these salt mines dates back to 1800
  • Paisaje Protegido del Malpaís Grande (Malpaís Grande Protected Landscape)
  • Atalayita aboriginal town
  • Cuchillos de Vigán, a natural Monument
  • Caldera de Gairía, a national monument

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