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Audio guide Mirador del Río. Lanzarote

 
Specifications of the Audioguide
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Number of Tracks: 7
  • Type: Profesional
  • Topic: Monumental
  • Property of: Centro de Arte Cultura y Turismo Mirador del Rio
  • Creation Date:
    12/07/2011
  • Language:en
  • More languages: es it en fr de
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    Audio tour Mirador del Río. Lanzarote.
 

Mirador del Río Lanzarote in the Map

Audio guide Mirador del Río. Lanzarote

We’re here in the Mirador del Río, one of the most representative Centres for Art, Culture and Tourism designed on the island of Lanzarote by the artist César Manrique.
We’ll provide you on this guided tour with the essential information you need to allow you to truly appreciate the architectural, natural and historical value of this outstanding creation, and at the same time we’ll help you discover the unconventional artistic details that are dotted around this transformed landscape.

Audio tour Mirador del Río. Lanzarote.

INTRODUCTION AND THE ENTRANCE GALLERY
1) INTRODUCTION AND THE ENTRANCE GALLERY



GPS of INTRODUCTION AND THE ENTRANCE GALLERY: 29.2144, -13.4812

We’re here in the Mirador del Río, one of the most representative Centres for Art, Culture and Tourism designed on the island of Lanzarote by the artist César Manrique. We’ll provide you on this guided tour with the essential information... read more

REAR FAÇADE
2) REAR FAÇADE



GPS of REAR FAÇADE: 29.2144, -13.4813

The Mirador: After crossing the entrance passageway, we reach an extensive area capped by two enormous cupolas meeting in the centre to form the roof of this room. On both sides are the ‘eyes’ of the Mirador: two panoramic windows looking... read more

TERRACE
3) TERRACE



GPS of TERRACE: 29.2145, -13.4814

The Chinijo Archipelago: On bright days when the sky is clear we have a splendid view of the Chinijo Archipelago (chinijo is a local term, which means “small”). The first thing we can make out is the island of La Graciosa. Behind that are... read more

UPPER ROOMS
4) UPPER ROOMS



GPS of UPPER ROOMS: 29.2144, -13.4814

In contrast with the level planes of the first floor, the building expands upwards via the spiral staircase which gives access to the upper rooms, acting as the central axis from which all the other rooms radiate. Staircases receive special... read more

UPPER TERRACES
5) UPPER TERRACES



GPS of UPPER TERRACES: 29.2141, -13.4811

If we carry on up to the top of the Mirador we arrive at another architectural milestone. The stairway is topped by a skylight which spreads the rays of light from outside through its panes. The structure of this skylight is similar to those found... read more

CESAR MANRIQUE- BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE
6) CESAR MANRIQUE- BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE



GPS of CESAR MANRIQUE- BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE: 29.1465, -13.4977

on which his artistic career has left a lasting mark. After completing his studies at The San Fernando Fine Arts Academy in Madrid (where he lived between 1945 and 1964), his paintings were regularly exhibited both in Spain and abroad. He took... read more

CENTRES FOR ART, CULTURE AND TOURISM
7) CENTRES FOR ART, CULTURE AND TOURISM



GPS of CENTRES FOR ART, CULTURE AND TOURISM: 29.1465, -13.4977

The origins of the Centres for Art, Culture and Tourism date back to around 1966. After three years in New York, César Manrique (1919-1992), one of the pioneers of Spanish abstract painting, returns for good to Lanzarote, his native island, where... read more

INTRODUCTION AND THE ENTRANCE GALLERY - REAR FAÇADE - TERRACE -

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