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Plaza de Espana, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
(3.3/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
Built in 1929 to replace a 16th-century fortress, Plaza de Espana serves today as the principal square of the Canary Islands. Surrounded by ornate government buildings and other plazas, and centered upon a giant manmade lake, the square lies directly in the center of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Admire the plaza’s mountain-ringed backdrop and its monument to the fallen soldiers of the Spanish Civil War. Grab a coffee or a drink at one of the plentiful cafes, or sit down for a meal at one of the surrounding restaurants serving traditional Canary Island seafood. History buffs can visit an underground display providing history and artifacts from the Castillo de San Cristobal that once stood here. Arrange to visit Plaza de Espana and other attractions in Santa Cruz de Tenerife using our Santa Cruz de Tenerife trip itinerary maker.
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  • What was, was, cannot be changed, but it is impossible to satisfy everyone. A beautiful monument with a dubious taste and reason.
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  • that space you could benefit from better ydarle a use more playful occupies too for offering good there are tastes for all
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  • Beautiful square in the Centre of the capital of Canarias.Da access to the port, the pedestrianised shopping district.
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Google
  • It has no elevator, and if you carry heavy, bulky packages is essential
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  • Practically the only place where to park in the area
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