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The Cathedral of the Canary Islands, also known as the Cathedral of Santa Ana, is located in the historic city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in the neighborhood of Vegueta next to the Plaza Mayor of Santa Ana began to build towards 1500, but for lack of funds had to stop work in 1570. The long history of the temple makes it combine styles as diverse as the late-Gothic interior and exterior of the neoclassical. Its facade is the most characteristic.

Its interior houses works of art, which should emphasize the Christ of Luján Pérez, who presides over the Chapter House, as well as the size of Our Lady of Sorrows Vegueta. In the Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art, located in one of the rooms overlooking the Patio de los Naranjos, can be part of these works.

At the back of the Cathedral, the Plaza del Pilar and the New alley leading to the Hermitage of San Antonio Abad, is the Casa de Colon, created from a group of buildings among which was the former residence of the Governor , which is believed to be Christopher Columbus during his stay in Gran Canaria and exhibiting objects associated with its passage through the islands, as well as the city's history and people hitherto known in America.

Please note that the Chief Patron of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Santa Ana since the conquest of the island has been the patron and advocate.

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