Cultural Heritage of La Gomera
The Cultural Heritage of La Gomera, both tangible and intangible, is the compendium of the cultural traits of a society that has been elaborated, transformed and inherited throughout a history of more than 2000 years. For 1500 years, the island was occupied by Berber communities from North Africa. In the last 500 years, European culture settled on the island, with contributions from America in the 20th century. The island’s archaeological heritage is well preserved, although it is modest in terms of cultural manifestations; the sacrificial altars, shell middens, necropolis and settlements in natural caves, etc. stand out. This heritage is also characterised by a notable phenomenon of survival. [Read more]

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