A town in inland Lanzarote and the capital of the San Bartolomé region
San Bartolomé is a town in inland Lanzarote and the capital of the San Bartolomé region.
Places of interest in San Bartolomé
- Plaza León y Castillo. The main square in San Bartolomé, which is surrounded by the town’s most important buildings, like the Town Hall, the Municipal Theatre, and the Church.
- Church of San Bartolomé (Church of Saint Bartholomew). The town’s main church, built in the late 18th Century. It is one of the main cultural landmarks in the area.
- Tanit Ethnographic Museum. Small museum that aims to preserve and promote the cultural heritage of the town and Lanzarote. It is located in a historic building originating in the year 1735.
- Town Hall.
- Municipal Theatre. One of the most striking buildings in San Bartolomé, even though it was built recently. Found in the main town square.
- Molino de José Maria Gil Santana. A mill which is one of the most unique structures in the town.
- Casa del Mayor Guerra. Former residence of Francisco Guerra Clavijo, an important Canarian solider who had a strong influence in Lanzarote’s politics and economy in the late-18th and early 19th centuries.