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Observatorio Astronomico de Temisas

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Interesting and beautiful location

Interesting tour for anyone who wants to know a bit more about the sky observation. It’s also... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Magdalena Z
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Lustenau, Austria
via mobile
Very interesting introduction to astronomy

Very cool for every age. We have been there for around 2 hours. David have prepared presentation... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
itchar
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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The Canaries are one of the three best locations in the World for stargazing. This observatory is just 35 minutes from Maspalomas, and offers a family-friendly 2 hour tour including TRANSPORTATION, an introduction to astronomy and telescopes, a...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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GC-550, km 6.5, 35280, Aguimes, Gran Canaria, Spain
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+34 619 57 86 63
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting tour for anyone who wants to know a bit more about the sky observation. It’s also suitable for children but I would say not younger than 7-8 years. My son is 8 and he enjoyed the experience although couldn’t understand all of the things...More

Thank Magdalena Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really wanted to have this experience however I was put off booking in advance as I worried if it’s bad weather on the night it would be money wasted. On our last night we decided to take a drive up here to see what...More

Thank louladou
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Very cool for every age. We have been there for around 2 hours. David have prepared presentation and plan which you follow, but it also depends on the weather conditions. We had a full moon the day we visited, so it was hardly to see...More

Thank itchar
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Although we had no luck with the weather, which was somewhat cloudy, the person who welcomed us did a very good job explaining the basics of astronomy and its general interest/purpose. Wr managed to see Saturn and its rings between 2 clouds and did some...More

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The guy there was really nice and he gave us a great tour. We had a lot of fun and learned a lot of new things

Thank Živa S
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Superb evening, our guide for the evening was David, who’s English was excellent and his knowledge of astronomy was better. Great presentation, which was tailored for novice level. Perfect for me. The time spent was just right. Thank you

Thank radar442
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Well..very nice host, place and event but telescope was kinda small what i expect. Guide tell you everything what to want to know about stars and stargazing. Bigger telescope and it will be very much enjoyable :)

Thank jiitee1978
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I'm really happy with the session and I had really good time. It was really useful for me. First the place around the observatory is amazing. Good montain nature of Grand Canadia also good views of the local beach. About the session everything was really...More

Thank Диан Д
Reviewed 9 August 2018

If you're interested in stars, planet, space and astronomy in general, you should have a night here ! David (the guide) is so much passionate about astronomy that you'll be in love too with stars after :) ! With its ideal place, Gran Canaria deliver...More

Thank Gauthier M
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Very well presented and educational loads of info on space. You even get to use the high grade equipment and see the stars and planets. I highly recommend this observatory!!

Thank Darjan S
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Dont know about transfer, we have rental car when visited. Telescope is about kinda small size. Well it cost about 25k euro but even many hobbyist have bigger telescopes in their backyard. Quality of that telescope is quite... More
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