25 Sights in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 25 sights are available in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.

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1. Plaza Weyler

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The Plaza Weyler of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, owes its name to the Spanish general Valeriano Weyler, a soldier who was Captain General of the Canary Islands under whose command the Palace of the Captaincy General of the Canary Islands was built next to the aforementioned square.

Wikipedia: Plaza Weyler (ES)

2. Casino de Tenerife

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The real tenerife casino is located in the center of Santa Cruz de tenerife, Spain. It is a huge building, which develops in a cubic volume and is connected to its main apex by prismatic towers. The main facade facing the Candlestick Square has an obvious sense of level, defined by the balcony of the main floor, a projecting ledger and a smooth ledger, contrasted by the ascending line given by the perpendicularity given by the corner ratio of a series of columns and towers in the central main body at two heights, projecting from the cornice line and ending in a double volute. At the top, the building grows on its two main foreheads, with two longitudinal volumes of glazed front running, hinged in an "l" shape at the apex of the main tower. Initial towers appear at the rest of the vertices, but are rarely developed, only to interrupt the monotonicity of the horizontal layout of the building.

Wikipedia: Casino de Tenerife (ES)

3. Palmetum de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

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Palmetum de Santa Cruz de Tenerife Enrique Castrillo Núñez / CC BY-SA 2.5 es

The Palmetum of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is a botanical garden of 120.000 m² specialized in palms (Arecaceae). It is an artificial hill, with views of the ocean, located in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. The gardens include a large system of waterfalls, streams and ponds, a museum dedicated to palms, and a display shade house. The project was started in 1995 on a former landfill and only opened to the public in 2014. The valuable palm collection gathers about 600 species of palms and it is focused on the ones native to world islands. Trees and shrubs of other plant families are also displayed, organised in "biogeographical sections". All gardens are maintained with no pesticides and no fertilizers, different species of wild birds are easily seen in the palmetum.

Wikipedia: Palmetum of Santa Cruz de Tenerife (EN)

4. Museo de la Naturaleza y el Hombre

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The Museum of Nature and Archaeology, muna), inaugurated in the mid-1990s, is an exhibition project belonging to the autonomous body of the tenerife City Council Museum and Center, and its headquarters is located within the neoclassical building that was once the former civilian hospital of the city of Santa Cruz de tenerife. tenerife Museum of Archaeology, Canary Islands Institute of Biological Anthropology and tenerife Museum of Natural Sciences. Located in the city centre, the museum sits on the former Civil Hospital, a model of neoclassical Canary Islands architecture that was declared a monument of cultural significance in 1983.

Wikipedia: Museo de la Naturaleza y el Hombre (ES)

5. Auditorio de Tenerife Adán Martín

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The Auditorio de Tenerife "Adán Martín" is an auditorium in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. Designed by architect Santiago Calatrava, it is located on the Avenue of the Constitution in the Canarian capital, and next to the Atlantic Ocean in the southern part of Port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Construction began in 1997 and was completed in 2003. The auditorium was inaugurated on 26 September of that year in the presence of Felipe, Prince of Asturias, and was later visited by former U. S. President Bill Clinton. The building is framed within the tenets of late-modern architecture of the late 20th century.

Wikipedia: Auditorio de Tenerife (EN)

6. Centro Internacional de Ferias y Congresos de Tenerife

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Centro Internacional de Ferias y Congresos de Tenerife Enrique Castrillo Núñez / CC BY-SA 2.5 es

The Tenerife International Centre for Trade Fairs and Congresses, also known as "The Fair Recint" was opened in May 1996. The building, covers an area exceeding 40,000 square meters in the sea front of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Is in close proximity to other venues such as the Parque Marítimo César Manrique, the Auditorio de Tenerife and the Palmetum. The Great Hall, located on the top floor, took a total of 12,000 square meters, making it the largest covered space in the Canary Islands. This building is also the headquarters of the World Trade Center Tenerife.

Wikipedia: Centro Internacional de Ferias y Congresos de Tenerife (EN)

7. Triunfo de la Candelaria

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Triunfo de la Candelaria Enrique Castrillo Núñez / CC BY-SA 2.5 es

The Triumph of Candelaria is one of the main sculptural monuments of the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Also known as Obelisk of Candelaria, it was donated in its day by Bartolomé Montañez, as a complement to the marble cross that he himself had given a few years before in order to complete the ornamentation of the Plaza de la Pila, so called because in it was a fountain that since the early eighteenth century supplied drinking water to the population of Santa Cruz and to the ships that anchored in its port, and currently called Plaza de la Candelaria.

Wikipedia: Triunfo de la Candelaria (ES)

8. Francisco Morazán

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José Francisco Morazán Quesada was a Central American politician who served as president of the Federal Republic of Central America from 1830 to 1839. Before he was president of Central America he was the head of state of Honduras. He rose to prominence at the Battle of La Trinidad on November 11, 1827. Morazán then dominated the political and military scene of Central America until his execution in 1842.

Wikipedia: Francisco Morazán (EN)

9. Alameda del Duque de Santa Elena

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The Alameda del Duque de Santa Elena was a promenade in the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Today it is practically an integral part of the Plaza de España. The surroundings have been recently restored following the project of the Swiss architects Herzog & De Meuron. The work has included the reconstruction of a replica of the portico of the Alameda, in the image of the original.

Wikipedia: Alameda del Duque de Santa Elena (ES)

10. Palacio de Carta

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The Palacio de Carta is a palace located in the central Plaza de la Candelaria, just opposite the Chamber of Commerce and the monument to the Triunfo de la Candelaria, in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It is one of the most outstanding civil buildings of the Canarian Baroque, although in its façade made of stonework we can also appreciate elements of neoclassical style.

Wikipedia: Palacio de Carta (ES)

11. Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes

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The Museum of Fine Arts of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is a museum of fine arts located in the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, an autonomous cultural institution of the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Its headquarters is located behind the buildings of the former St. Francis Abbey, especially on Jos é murphy Street under Prince Square.

Wikipedia: Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes de Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES)

12. Monumento al Ángel Caído

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The Monument to Victory, popularly known as "Monumento del Ángel" or "Monumento a Franco", is a sculptural fountain that is located in the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, in a space attached to the Fort of Almeyda, at the intersection between the Rambla de Santa Cruz and the Avenida de Anaga. It is the work of Juan de Ávalos.

Wikipedia: Monumento al Ángel Caído (Santa Cruz de Tenerife) (ES)

13. Templo Masónico

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Historic Masonic Temple of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is a Masonic Temple located in the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, on San Lucas street. The building was constructed for use by the Lodge Añaza between 1899 and 1902. It is considered one of the main Masonic temples in Spain, and the first in the Canary Islands.

Wikipedia: Masonic Temple of Santa Cruz de Tenerife (EN)

14. Teatro Guimerá

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Teatro Guimerá is a theatre located in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the capital city of the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands (Spain). Built in 1849, it is the oldest theater in the Canary Islands. In 1923 it was named after the writer, poet and playwright Ángel Guimerá, born in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Wikipedia: Teatro Guimerá (EN)

15. Iglesia de San José

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The Parish Church of San José is located in the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife on Calle Méndez Núñez next to the Rambla de Santa Cruz, in the center of the city. The church is surrounded by residential buildings on its sides and at the rear. Its neoclassical façade stands out with its two bell towers.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de San José (Santa Cruz de Tenerife) (ES)

16. La Farola del Mar

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The lamppost of the sea, located in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, was one of the two lighthouses that had the South Pier of the Port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It began work in December 1863 and remained active until 1954, when the development of the port made its operation at the initial site useless.

Wikipedia: La farola del mar (Santa Cruz de Tenerife) (ES)

17. Ermita de San Telmo

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The hermitage of San Telmo is a hermitage of the sixteenth century located in the neighborhood of El Cabo in the area of Cabo-LLanos de Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It is one of the oldest temples in the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife and the island of Tenerife

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18. Parlamento de Canarias

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The building of the Parliament of the Canary Islands is a building in the Spanish city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, in the Canary Islands, seat as its name suggests of the Canarian Parliament. It has the status of Asset of Cultural Interest.

Wikipedia: Sede del Parlamento de Canarias (ES)

19. Castillo de San Juan Bautista

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The Castle of St John the Baptist, also called the Black Castle, is a fort on the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands of Spain. It was the second-most important fort in the defence of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the island's capital.

Wikipedia: Castillo de San Juan Bautista (EN)

20. Ermita de Regla

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The hermitage of Nuestra Señora de Regla, popularly known as the hermitage of La Regla or hermitage of Regla, is a hermitage located in the neighborhood of Los Llanos in the area of Cabo-LLanos of the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Wikipedia: Ermita de Nuestra Señora de Regla (Santa Cruz de Tenerife) (ES)

21. Parroquia de María Auxiliadora

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The Parish of Mary Help of Christians is a parish church in the Duggi neighborhood of the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It is located on Serrano Street and was declared an Asset of Cultural Interest, with the category of monument.

Wikipedia: Parroquia de María Auxiliadora (Duggi) (ES)

22. Centro de Interpretación del Castillo de San Cristóbal

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Centro de Interpretación del Castillo de San Cristóbal Enrique Castrillo Núñez / CC BY-SA 2.5 es

The Castle of San Cristóbal in Santa Cruz de Tenerife was the first fortification of significance on the island of Tenerife and the main defensive building on Santa Cruz Bay. The central Castle Street is named after this fort.

Wikipedia: Castle of San Cristóbal (Santa Cruz de Tenerife) (EN)

23. Monumento al Chicharro

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The Chicharro Sculpture or Allegorical sculpture the Chicharro it is a bronze sculpture of a horse mackerel, located in the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, which has become one of its most beloved symbols.

Wikipedia: The Chicharro Sculpture (EN)

24. Cien Caras del Auditorio de Tenerife

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The Hundred Faces of the Tenerife Auditorium is a work of art that consists of images of musical artists located on the rocks of the spur that are next to the Tenerife Auditorium in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Wikipedia: Cien caras del Auditorio de Tenerife (ES)

25. Iglesia del Pilar

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Pillar Virgin Parish is at the intersection of Pillar Street and San Lucas Street, in the district of toscal, on the Holy Cross of tenerife. It is one of the most important churches in the city center.

Wikipedia: Parroquia de la Virgen del Pilar (El Toscal) (ES)

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