Auditorio Alfredo Kraus is named after acclaimed tenor Alfredo Kraus, as a tribute to him for his contribution in the field of music and is designed by the famous Oscar Tusquets. Originally built with the purpose of serving as a lighthouse, the auditorium is one of the prominent structures in the city and is an architectural gem in its truest sense. Set against an isolated background, this event venue provides magnificent views of the beach and is partly built on a volcanic rock. It is nothing short of a cultural hub with its theatrical performances and also runs a program of concerts year round that features great classical and modern artists from around the world. It also has well-equipped and spacious halls that can host major events like congresses and seminars.
The Museum of Science and Technology is one of the latest attractions which Las Palmas has to offer its citizens and visitors. The building consists of four floors, each of them representing a theme. Even though there are panels with explanations all over the museum, there are also guides who will help you with any question or doubt you may have. Special consideration is given to children in this museum. There is the Pirindola hall, and Robot Eldi, who sings, dances and organizes games. Two other attractions, popular with the public in general, are Cinema 70, a non-stop documentary show, and Foucault's Pendulum. There is also a souvenir shop.
In operation since 1999, Teatro Cuyas has evolved to become an important cultural landmark of the city. Whether it is musicals, classical and contemporary dance performances, plays or concerts, the theater organizes events to suit everyone’s diverse tastes. Besides the cultural performances, Teatro Cuyas also conducts screenings of short films and documentaries. With a seating capacity of 800, the venue is also perfect for those who want to organize grand private events and celebrations, corporate events or conferences.
Gabinete Literario is an event center that organizes cultural activities in the city. It not only provides a sound platform but also ensures that events are held without any hassles. Right from film festivals and literature meets to corporate shows, Gabinete Literario hosts a variety of events. Art exhibitions involving paintings, sculptures, architectural designs and even photographs by emerging local artists are hosted here. The other on-site facilities include a library and restaurant.
Located inside a former tobacco factory, the Centro de Arte La Regenta is a contemporary art gallery in Las Palmas that showcases the works of local artists. It is a must-visit in order to learn more about the art scene of the city. The gallery showcases some of the best paintings and photos of popular artists of the city. Entry is free here.
Gran Canaria Arena is a spacious arena that hosts basketball matches. It is the home ground of the CB Gran Canaria and organizes local sporting events. With a capacity of 10,000 spectators, the building also offers a gymnasium, training area, dressing rooms and VIP pavilions. The seats are comfortable and provide a bird's-eye view.
Museo Naval de Canarias is the naval museum of the Canary Islands. It offers a walk down the annals of naval history with exhibits showcasing the historic flags, diving gear, manuals, documents, weapons, uniforms and other memorabilia of the Navy. Here one can also find models of old ships that have been preserved with care. The entry to the museum is free for everyone.
This casino is situated within a 5-star hotel Santa Catalina, which means it has all the comforts you would expect from such a rating, including a magnificent restaurant and bar. The casino takes up a whole floor of the hotel, completely carpeted, decorated tastefully and with sophistication. There are elegant ceiling lamps and sofas with tables to have a drink. Typical games are played, like roulette, classic blackjack, poker, and slot machines. Entry is free, but there is a strict dress code.
This multiplex cinema has six screens and is situated inside Las Arenas shopping centre. New commercial releases are shown, and the cinema has all the facilities you'd expect. There is free parking inside the shopping centre, as well as a sweet and drink shops at the entrance of the cinema. The ticket office opens about half an hour before each session. All films are shown four times a day during the week and five times on Saturdays and Sundays when there is a morning showing.