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Santuario del Cristo, San Cristobal de La Laguna

Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web
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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  • We celebrated our wedding and the truth is that it was perfect. We were not wrong to choose this place. It is ideal for celebrations not be excessively large for that it is necessary to other larger church, but the charm that has this and add the charm that has the lagoon... is ideal.
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  • Before the miraculous image of the Holy Christ of La laguna, feels a peace and a quiet amazing, highly recommended.
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  • A huge sanctuary that houses the image of the most Holy Christ of the city. A well-preserved Temple of more than three hundred years.
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