Las Palmas

The western coast of the island from Las Palmas

The Las Palmas landscape is a mix of black (for the volcanic island), green, blue and gray. The island capital has grown from the Spanish conquest in a compact form until the XXth century, when from the 1960s tourism changed completely the face of the islands. The steep slopes in most of the territory contribute to a high building density.

The western coastal façade of Las Palmas

A new tower in the central area

In Las Palmas’s old city

As oposed to other seaside cities, the peninsula was not the original settlement, but with the growth of the harbor areas and the relevance of the beach growth has reached it.

Las Palmas. Riudavet 1879

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