AGÜIMES

Gran Canaria
**Agüimes** is a charming municipality located in the eastern part of Gran Canaria, one of the Canary Islands. Here are some highlights about Agüimes:
**Historic Quarter**: Agüimes boasts a picturesque historic quarter with the **Parish Temple of San Sebastián**. This stone building features neo-classical Canarian architecture and was declared a **Monument of National Historical Interest** in 1981. The **Casa de Los Camellos Hotel**, a more than 300-year-old building, is also found in the heart of the Villa.
**Agüimes History Museum**: Housed in the former **Episcopal Palace**, this museum offers insights into the area’s past. The masonry, gabled roof, and beautiful woodwork are worth noting. It’s open from Tuesdays to Sundays.
**Natural Surroundings**: Explore the nearby areas of **Temisas** and **Guayadeque**. Temisas, known for its extraordinary mountain views and the **Roque Aguayro** (Aguayro Rock Monolith), was declared a **Representative Canarian Hamlet**. Guayadeque, a deep gully, features the fascinating **troglodyte village of Cueva Bermeja** and the Chapel of San Bartolomé Apóstol.
Whether you’re interested in history, nature, or stunning landscapes, Agüimes has something to offer!

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