Te mostramos la isla de Tenerife de una forma aficionada y m谩s cercana.
Te mostramos la isla de Tenerife de una forma aficionada y m谩s cercana.

San Crist贸bal de La Laguna 馃槑 World Heritage 馃挋 Tenerife Island 鉁堬笍

La Laguna, a World Heritage Site 馃挋

San Crist贸bal de La Laguna 馃槑 World Heritage 馃挋 Tenerife Island 鉁堬笍

San Crist贸bal de La Laguna, popularly known as La Laguna, is a town and municipality belonging to the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, on the island of Tenerife.

Its administrative capital is located in the town of San Crist贸bal de La Laguna, located 545 m above sea level.

San Crist贸bal de La Laguna 馃槑 World Heritage 馃挋 Tenerife Island 鉁堬笍
San Crist贸bal de La Laguna - Patrimonio de la Humanidad - Tenerife

La Laguna is a very pleasant place where you can walk quietly and enjoy good gastronomy in a historic place.

With 158.9112 inhabitants, La Laguna is the second most populated city in Tenerife and the third in the Canary Islands.

San Crist贸bal de La Laguna 馃槑 World Heritage 馃挋 Tenerife Island 鉁堬笍

San Crist贸bal de La Laguna

It is located in the northeast of the island of Tenerife, near the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, with which it is physically and urbanistically united, considering twin cities.

The city is part of the metropolitan area of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, along with El Rosario, Tegueste, Tacoronte, El Sauzal and Santa Cruz itself. This metropolitan area has a population of more than 400,000 inhabitants.

San Crist贸bal de La Laguna 馃槑 World Heritage 馃挋 Tenerife Island 鉁堬笍
San Crist贸bal de La Laguna - Patrimonio de la Humanidad - Tenerife

The city was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999 because it is a unique example of a colonial city without walls.

World Heritage 馃槏

San Crist贸bal de La Laguna is home to the Canary Islands Advisory Council, the Canary Islands Astrophysics Institute, the Diocese of Tenerife, the Tenerife North Airport and the University Hospital of the Canary Islands.

In addition, the first university established in the Canary Islands and the first and oldest active institute in the archipelago are also based in the city, which is why La Laguna has historically been considered the intellectual center of the Canary Islands. seat of the Captaincy of the Canary Islands (1656-1723) 11, and until 183312 it was the de facto capital of the Canary Islands.

It is a fascinating site that you will definitely like.

Source of information: https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Crist%C3%B3bal_de_La_Laguna

San Crist贸bal de La Laguna - Patrimonio de la Humanidad - Tenerife
San Crist贸bal de La Laguna - Patrimonio de la Humanidad - Tenerife

The Guanche aboriginal name of the area where this typical Castilian town is located was Aguere, which was the name of the old lagoon or lake that existed in that place.

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If you visit San Crist贸bal de La Laguna, remember to comply with the rules established by the authorities. Respect the historical environment that surrounds you and do not leave garbage remains.


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