Iglesia de San Juan Bautista, Arucas

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The Church of San Juan Bautista or Arucas Church, is a catholic temple located on the old town of Arucas, in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain.

The construction started on 19 March 1909, and took over 68 years to be built. The Church was opened for the public in 1917, but the construction continued until 1977, when the church was completed. Due to the big dimensions, it is usually referred to as The Arucas cathedral.

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  • Easy to find the town, less easy to navigate the one way system to find a carpark, but a pretty church and town. There is a cultural house with good exhibitions and some nice cafes to stop for a...  more »
  • We visited here on a day trip to Arucas. We could see the building from quite far away, however, when we get closer it actually seemed quite small. Inside, it was very informative in Spanish, English....  more »
  • A baroque church in Arucas, open for public and very similar to Sagrada Familia, except smaller. Not many tourists in early hours.
  • Amazing small town with perfect Spanish charm Lovely gothic cathedral. Quaint cafes and idyllic squares
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