Castillo de San Juan Bautista (Castillo Negro), Santa Cruz de Tenerife

The Castillo de San Juan Bautista, also called Castillo Negro, in the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Canary Islands of Spain, was the second most important fort in the defense of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.It is set in the heart of the capital, behind the Auditorio de Tenerife. It was built in 1641 and is located near the Parque Marítimo César Manrique. It has a round tower facing the sea. Each year in July a re-enactment of the Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife of 25 July takes place, which commemorates the unsuccessful attempt by the British Admiral Horatio Nelson to invade the city and the archipelago.
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  • nothing special. Object is closed. Just because we were there, because it is located in the very middle surrounded by Auditorium.
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  • Located next to the Tenerife Auditorium. Sea-facing cylinder stone fortress-like buildings. Seen from the outside is not allowed in are okay.
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  • Located directly on the seafront is this small Fort, between the Auditorium and the swimming pool. It is very well preserved and well adapts to the environment as Fotomoiv. One must unfortunately not in the Interior of the Castle.
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  • Fort next to the Auditorio de Tenerife, the clash of modernity with history. A good place to catch fish, you can sunbathe as someone likes to be in the oven)
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  • A very nice place that contrasts with the modernity of the Auditorio de Tenerife. Usually the waters that surround it has garbage floating and oil stains. The maintenance of the area by the city is poor.
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  • Very cute fortress. Feel the climate of pirates)
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  • Beautiful place, a proper little fortress. Is maintained well.
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  • Beautiful piece of history! It is that Santa Cruz leaves us wonders to see, photograph and to know its history!
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