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Admissions at Key Attractions Rise 8.43% in June

Tuesday August 2, 2011

Admissions at Key Attractions Rise 8.43% in June

Admissions at Lanzarote's main tourist attractions continued to rise last month. As the main centres of Art, Culture and Tourism on the island, such as the Timanfaya National Park and the Jameos del Agua, welcomed a total of 186.728 visitors during June, according to the latest data just released by the Cabildo of Lanzarote.

The number of tourists visiting Lanzarote's key attractions climbed again last month from 172,214 admissions in June 2010 to 186,728,an increase of 8.43%. And are now 11.4% up for the first six months of this year versus the same period in 2010. With a total of 1.160.140 visitors.

The Timanfaya National Park remains the island's most popular attraction, with 63,447 visitors during June. Followed by the Jameos del Agua (50,753), the Cueva de los Verdes (28,427), the Mirador Del Rio (20,508), Jardin de Cactus (19,903) and the Museum of International and Contemporary Art (3,690).

Overall admissions at these attractions have been declining slightly year on year since a high water mark of 2,805.901 visitors recorded in 1998. 2009 saw the lowest admissions figures since 1992, with 2,363,028 visitors.

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