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Tenerife Monuments

The most important monuments are located in the northern part of Tenerife, where the Spanish settled soon after the conquest.

Conception Church - La Orotava

The origin of this parish dates from año1516, with the construction of a chapel which was extended several times. It was here where the festivities were held the proclamation of Charles V.

The terrible earthquake Güimar volcano was left in a dilapidated state back in 1758. The current inventory reconstruction ended in 1788, especially thanks to the contributions of migrants in South America, especially the Indians, who were living in Cuba.

The temple is from June 1948 National Monument.

Its construction was carried caboen three phases, with emphasis on the latter, which resulted in a Baroque style building, whichever is the curved lines.

Inside has three naves separated by Ionic columns and Corinthian capital base. The nave has a tabernacle neo-classic Genoese origin and highlights in particular all its imposing dome.

The Church of the Conception is a major monuments of the island.

The House Lercaro - La Orotava

The house Lercaro (Ponte and Ponte Forte-Grimaldi) is an antiquity that dates from 1600 and occupies an area of 3.240m of which 890 are of construction work in the municipality of La Orotava. The house has a symmetrical U-plan with spacious balconies reminiscent of the baroque style.

The whole building has no waste. A main facade showing a strict symmetry.

Open balconies with carved wood, balconies closed with hand-carved Corinthian columns and many other things, that care in my statements, I forbear to say. If you come to Tenerife, is a work not to be missed.

The house Lercaro (Ponte and Ponte Forte-Grimaldi) is an antiquity that dates from 1600 and occupies an area of 3.240m of which 890 are of construction work in the municipality of La Orotava. The house has a symmetrical U-plan with spacious balconies reminiscent of the baroque style.

The whole building has no waste. A main facade showing a strict symmetry.

Open balconies with carved wood, balconies closed with hand-carved Corinthian columns and many other things, that care in my statements, I forbear to say. If you come to Tenerife, is a work not to be missed.

Liceo Taoro - La Orotava

This building stands eclectic style at the end of a terraced garden. It was built by Ascanio and Mendez Thomas Lugo and is currently home to the Lyceum Cultural Society Taoro.

Very close to the Liceo Taoro in Victoria Gardens and next to the former residence of the Ponte family, is the Mausoleum of the eighth Marquess of La Quinta Roja, Diego de Ponte and Castillo, who belonged to the Masonic Lodge Taoro.