Fundación César Manrique

Address: Taro de Tahíche - Teguise, Lanzarote, 35507, Spain
Telephone: 928 843 138

- Mid-range


Lanzarote's top sight was once home to César Manrique, the island's famous local architect.

This was one of the first sights I ever visited on the island and the experience is still etched in my memory. It was the first realisation I had that Lanzarote certainly did not deserve its 'Lanzagrotty' tag. The one time home of local architect, César Manrique was beautifully designed by him to appear as if it was born of the volcanic surroundings, with rooms in the landscape's volcanic bubbles . That cool blue pools with jet black and bright white surrounds and exotic landscaping that became his trademark are both restful and inspirational. An art gallery contains works by the likes of Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró, as well as by Manrique himself.


Value for money

Price advice

8 euros, under 12s free.

Expert tips

Don't miss the shop here which has some of the best souvenirs on the island.

Try to visit an hour or so before closing to miss the crowds.

Recommended for

  • Business travellers
  • Families with teenagers
  • First-time travellers
  • Mature travellers
  • Seasoned travellers
  • Education
  • Great views / scenery
  • Design and architecture