Parroquia de Nuestra Señora del Pilar (Parish of Our Lady of Pilar), Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Parroquia de Nuestra Señora del Pilar (Parish of Our Lady of Pilar), Santa Cruz de Tenerife

This parish church is located in the historical and commercial center of the city. It was conducted by missionaries headed by Father Claret. The temple was constructed in the 18th century. Its structure comprised one nave and a chapel. Two side chapels were added later. The historic meeting of the local manufacturers took place here just after Nelson’s attempt of invasion in 1797. Santa Cruz got the status of Exempt Town that led to its subsequent growth. The most known treasures of Iglesia del Pilar are the Baroque chancel table and the statue of the Virgen de las Angustias.

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Parroquia de Nuestra Señora del Pilar (Parish of Our Lady of Pilar) on Map

Sight Name: Parroquia de Nuestra Señora del Pilar (Parish of Our Lady of Pilar)
Sight Location: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain (See walking tours in Santa Cruz de Tenerife)
Sight Type: Religious
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