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What to see?

- The city centre, declared a site of historic-artistic interest. The Parish Church of San Juan Bautista the leading architectural and social monument in the borough. It was built entirely in Arucas stone by local master masons, and it dates from 1909. Apart from the wealth of the carved stone columns and column heads, there are also some beautiful stained glass windows, the works of Canary Island painter Cristobal Hernandez de Quintana, and an extraordinary carving of the Reclining Christ, by Manuel Ramos.

- The Arehucas Rum Museum and Factory. It can be visited at any time and is considered one of the historic buildings of the borough, due to the tradition of rum making in the town.

- The Marquise’s Palace and Gardens. This is an interesting architectural and natural site that belongs to the Marquise of Arucas. The house was built in 1880 and the spacious Romantic style gardens around the house can also be visited.

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