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Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria

Candelaria, 38530 Candelaria, Tenerife, Spain
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Candelaria, 38530 Candelaria, Tenerife, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying at the Punta del Rey hotel and had a stroll along the promenade to reach the beautiful Candelaria. The square with the basilica at the centre was lovely. To get inside the basilica was free (we were surprised) but there is not...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We visited early on a Tuesday morning (9am) Never before have I got emotional when visiting a building, but as soon as you walk into this place it just hits you. This is the locals church and they very kindly let us tourists invade their...More

Thank jo h
Reviewed 7 May 2017

It is surprisingly calm and uncrowded here. We past by on our way to the South airport. The basilica is a 1950s building and kind of the only sight in the town. Rather not worth a distinct trip. The statue of the virgin is a...More

Thank kr0elle
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Statues amazing a few shops and bars Madonna is in a different place strange need to explore surrounding streets

Thank shirley h
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I don't like churches etc but it is nice little town with good looking basilica next to the beach short walk with views from town ( free parking for 1 hour, then paid but not expensive)

Thank ammarcanna
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This basilica with the statue of Virgin of Candelaria (a black one) is the reason why Candelaria is a pilgrimage capital of the Canary Islands. However, I liked the view of the basilica from the outside more than its interior. The windswept statues of 9...More

Thank sonulique
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Little town of Candelaria is located around 15 km south from Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Capitol of Tenerife off TF-1 motorway. Basilica staying at the end of shoping street. Building itself seems to be quite big but interior give opposite feelings. On the square in...More

Thank bigbrother1969
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Took a day trip here and really enjoyed the experience. The history of the Black Madonna very interesting.

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Nice if you like that kind of thing.. some nice history however and interesting to look around. Set in a lovely square with nice bars.

Thank Mark_C_11
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Home of the Black Madonna makes this church stand out from the norm. The square outside often is used for fiestas and is a very pleasant place to relax

Thank hma
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what time are they open
27 April 2017|
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Response from sonulique | Reviewed this property |
From around 9 a.m. until around 6 p.m. I hope this helps.
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What bus do I catch from los christianos
3 March 2016|
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Response from Nuala D | Reviewed this property |
We walked from Las Caletillas to Candelaria, but the bus Company on Tenerife is called TITSA. They have their routes and timetables on the internet.