Santa Cruz de Tenerife Travel Guide

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife Overview

Santa Cruz is the capital and largest city of Tenerife. Located in the north-eastern corner of the island, it holds an important seaport . Around the port there are wide avenues, squares and exotic landscaped areas, not forgetting some beautiful examples of old and modernist architecture.

The most popular place in Santa Cruz is "La Plaza de Espana" (The Square of Spain) right by the sea, where the main administrative buildings (Cabildo de Tenerife) are located. Designed by the renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, Tenerife’s Auditorium, is also worth visiting. Santa Cruz has many museums, tapas bars and a vibrant nightlife! The famous beach of Las Teresitas is located 9km from the city.

Every year, the island’s capital dresses in its best to welcome the Carnival, declared to be of international tourist interest and one of the most spectacular in Spain.

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