Culture and traditions

La Laguna – Tenerife

San Cristobal de La Laguna, better known for The lagoon, is the second most populous city in Tenerife. It is in the Aguere Valley, in the middle of an area of ​​countryside with many banana fields, 9 kilometers from the capital.

It held the capital of the island until the 18th century, and still today it remains the cultural and religious capital. In La Laguna we can find the Cathedral, with the Episcopate Headquarters, and the San Fernando University, among many other places of high interest in our visit.

History and art are collected in several museums, such as The Osuna House or the Tenerife History Museum. Religious centers like the Convent of Santa Catalina, the Church of Our Lady of the Conception wave Church of the Holy Christ They can be visited with or without a guide. They are worth it.

The historic center of La Laguna, in its entirety, has been declared Heritage of humanity by unesco, with a grid urban layout, an example of the structure that developed in the New World during colonization.
The surroundings have a huge hotel offer of great variety and excellent quality.

The Tourism Delegation makes available to visitors guided tours, through the historic center, one hour long, totally free. It is convenient that you reserve a place on the phone 922 63 11 94. The visits to religious centers Also, book them there, they last 2 hours and the Bishopric charges € 3.

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