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The city enjoys an ideal Mediterranean climate, characterised by sunny days and very little rainfall. The period from July to August is the best time to visit the city. The city is said to enjoy the best climate in the world.
Founded in 1478, the city was initially known as ‘Real de Las Palmas’. In 1942, Christopher ... More Columbus stopped on the island on his very first trip to America. Today, the city houses a museum named after him, the Casa Colon.
Tourism is one of the main sectors in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Businesses, fishing and trade also account for a large portion of the economy.
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