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Santuario del Cristo, San Cristobal de La Laguna

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Real Santuario del Santísimo Cristo de La Laguna is a Catholic church located in the city of San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Tenerife . The sanctuary is famous for the fact that houses the image of the Cristo de La Laguna, very devotional image around the Canary Islands.This temple throughout its history was enriched by the Popes with indulgences which are granted to the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome. Next to the Royal Shrine is the Plaza del Cristo de La Laguna, the largest square of the city.HistoryBuilt in 1580 and founded by Alonso Fernández de Lugo, it is a site of Cultural Interest. The church has a nave, high and narrow, about 46 m long and 7 m wide. This was the first Franciscan monastery established on the island of Tenerife.You enter through a door beneath the choir loft. The back wall is occupied by a large silver altarpiece with a central niche on the bottom of carved wood and gold cross rests with the image of Christ.Real Shrine of the Cristo de La Laguna, was one of the earliest Christian shrines in the Canary Islands to receive the title and title of "Royalty". It was December 19, 1906, by King Alfonso XIII, on a visit to the archipelago together with the Marines, María Teresa de Borbón y Fernando of Bavaria.
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  • The sanctuary of the Christ of la Laguna is a must visit place. Its tradition on the island is very large. the image of Christ is precious
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  • Sanctuary that venerates the image of the Christ carrying the name of the city, a carving of the fifteenth century. You can visit for free. Also in its interior is has with a museum pictotoico of San Francisco of Assisi.
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  • a place with much devotion to Tenerife for their great Christ of la laguna. It is a charming site, that exudes peace and meditation. the Church is very beautiful and with a few works of art spectacular, speaks much of our history. it surrounds an area very beautiful and of rest. place to see.
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  • Historical place. Altarpiece in silver. Sign of another era and another thought
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  • The spiritual and religious devotees and people of faith of the Harriers reference
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  • This shrine is the most revered Christ of the Canary Islands. This place is also the headquarters of the Royal Pontifical and Venerable slavery of the Santísimo Cristo de La Laguna, whose purpose is to take care of the place, the image and cult.
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  • Very nice, be sure to visit and see the Christ of the Harriers.
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  • Beautiful but full of hypocrites:
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