Manrique

Lanzarote Attractions

Lanzarote Attractions

Lanzarote has a wide variety of attractions to visit, so much more than just the official Centres of Art Culture & Tourism. We’ve listed places of interest across the island including privately owned museums, castles, theme park, aquarium and a cave. Seven Official Attractions Mirador del Río The Mirador del Río visitor centre has been…

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Excursions

Cactus Garden

César Manrique found the site of the old disused quarry (el antiguo rofero) and mill (el molino) in Guatiza in the seventies and although work began in 1976, the Jardín de Cactus, the Cactus Gardens,  wasn’t inaugurated until much later in 1990, this would be César’s last project in Lanzarote before his untimely death in…

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Manrique House Museum

Manrique House Museum

For anyone with an interest in César Manrique, a visit to his house in Haría is a must. The Casa Museo César Manrique was only opened to the public during August 2013. Run by the Fundación César Manrique, the house has changed very little since the artist’s death, you can feel his presence in every…

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Cesar Manrique

20 Years Without Manrique

Julie wrote this on the 20th anniversary of the death of Cesar Manrique, in 2012. Today marks the 20th anniversary of the car accident that killed Cesar Manrique and the day that Lanzarote lost it’s son. I visited the Fundación Cesar Manrique this morning to witness the installation of a Wind Toy, the mobile doesn’t…

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Cueva de los Verdes

Cueva De Los Verdes – The Green Caves

I’ve always heard the Cueva de los Verdes referred to as the Green Caves in English, however translated ,it is the cave of the greens and when our guide said to us “Have you seen any green during your visit to the cave so far, apart from my uniform?” he had a point, we hadn’t, …

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