01st July 2015

7 abandoned and most spectacular places of the Canary Islands

7 abandoned and most spectacular places of the Canary Islands

Discover the most amazing abandoned places in the Canary Islands thanks to the best car hire in the archipelago, TopCar.

1. SS América in Fuerteventura

Built in 1940 was the largest passenger ship in its time and was wrecked in 1994 on the beach of Garcey in the municipality of Pájara on the west coast of Fuerteventura. Until 2007 it remained as seen in the image until its destruction in 2013. Now virtually nothing left standing.

Photo by: Pedro López Batista



2. Hotel-Balneario of Azuaje in Firgas (Gran Canaria).

It was built in 1868 in a place where born a source of water and due to the volcanic nature of the islands, its waters had mineral properties thanks to its high content of iron, silicates, hydrosulphides… it was closed during the Spanish Civil War.



3. Industrial Building in Salinetas – Telde (Gran Canaria).

Only the skeleton of this impressive industrial building was built in Salinetas, it is currently deserted and is the setting for photographers and models.



4. Bunker of St. Ursula in La Orotava (Tenerife).

During World War II this bunker was prepared to face any kind of landing that might occur in Puerto de la Cruz. It never had modern weaponry and any air strike had crippled it quickly.



5. Spa of Berrazales in Agaete (Gran Canaria).

This spa and a bottling company took in the 30s the water from the top of the mountain until the closure of the company.



6. Small airplane PA-28 abandoned in La Crucita (Tenerife).

A small airplane crashed in 2009 in the peaks of La Orotava, fortunately the crew were unharmed. Currently it is still in the same place of the accident because its withdrawal is complicated by the difficult access to the area.



7.  House of Fears in Guía (Gran Canaria).

There is a house that is famous for its paranormal stories. Its visit is not suitable for fearful people or those who believes in ghost stories.


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