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Castillo de San Gabriel

Las Palmas, Spain
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St Gabriel Castle, Lanzarote Arrecife  Spain

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St Gabriel Castle, Lanzarote

This very picturesque castle in Arrecife, on the Canary Island of Lanzarote reminded me very much of Castel del'Ouvo in the Bay of Naples in Italy.

When I was there last week, the castle was closed - although I'm not sure if its ever opened. After the nice short walk over the Las Bolas Bridge, there are a couple of old cannons in front of the castle that are very interesting and make for a good photo op.

The town itself isn't very impressive, especially with the tall hideous Gran Hotel Arrecife blighting the coastline, but the island is small so perhaps its worth a visit.