About Ingenio

with personality and popular traditions.

Meet Ingenio
like a local

Ingenio offers you the possibility of living an immersive cultural experience.

Ingenio, located in the southeast of Gran Canaria, has 38 km2 of surface that extends from the Burrero coast to the summit at Pico Mojón, and surrounded by the Barranco de Guayadeque and the Barranco del Draguillo.
Ingenio was an eminently sugar town, with a production that during the 16th century appeared in the records of the largest European markets. Today, there is a huge sculpture of a sugar mill that recalls the past and welcomes a municipality that is known for a unique Natural Heritage in the world, Historic Centers and dynamic commercial areas, for the practice of nautical sports, team and individual, the quality of its crafts, a traditional gastronomy that mixes with the modern, for its events with national and international repercussions such as the International Folklore Festival, Comic Theater, Calada Fashion Show and Carnivals.

Living
Ingenio

The routes through the historic center are available in digital format. They also describe data and anecdotes of the places that are visited.

Ingenio offers the possibility of immersing yourself in time by visiting the Ingenio Historical Heritage Interpretation Center and the Museum Route.

You can visit the museums both physically and virtually, thus being accessible to all users.

Ingenio enjoys holding events with national and international repercussions such as the International Folklore Festival, Comic Theater, Calada Fashion Show and Carnivals.

Ingenio has several commercial areas, around the Historic Centers of Carrizal and Ingenio, El Ejido, Las Majoreras, Carlos V with an extensive commercial offer and El Burrero, popular for sports.

Ingenio: origin, present and future

Learn about those moments that marked the history of this town

Museums

In the center you can see the recreation of a pre-Hispanic funerary site. You will know in depth the meaning of the objects, utensils, ceramics and paintings of the place.

It has two Exhibition Rooms, one of them for contemporary ceramics and the other for traditional crafts. In addition, ceramic courses and workshops are offered.

It offers a perspective of the operation of these mills, where different toasted cereals were ground on the stone to obtain gofio, an ancestral food that constitutes a large part of Canarian gastronomy.

The museum hosts cultural events from the five continents offering a wide multicultural folk repertoire of undoubted ethnographic value.

The Pasadilla

Rural settlement for those who value the tranquility of the countryside and the native culture.

Savor Gastronomy

A traditional and contemporary cuisine prepared with high quality fresh products
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