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Iglesia de San Francisco

Calle Villalba Hervas, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Spain
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magnificent interior

Had to visit twice since opened later.Worth the wait with several beautiful paintings and statues... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
LPY39
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Phoenix, Arizona
Very Dark Interior

Once you get past the beggars that stake out both entrances you enter into a large church with very... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
seafare74
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SF, California
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good48%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lovely church” (3 reviews)
“altar” (4 reviews)
“statues” (2 reviews)
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Calle Villalba Hervas, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Spain
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Had to visit twice since opened later.Worth the wait with several beautiful paintings and statues inside.Check for the opening hours.Entrance is free.Near the cruise port.

Thank LPY39
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Once you get past the beggars that stake out both entrances you enter into a large church with very high ceilings and some interesting artwork including a painted wood ceiling. The downside is that the interior is just too dark to really apprieciate the art...More

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 31 January 2017

It looks quite plain from the outside, but don't let that put you off. Inside it's a gem, full of wonderful art, decorated altar pieces and paintings. It's mostly 17th / 18th century baroque stuff, but as grand as any I've seen. It's serene and...More

Thank stephen h
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Tucked away behind a square in the centre of Santa Cruz. This lovely church is worth visiting and for attending a mass. It is situated within an area of many grand Spanish colonial buildings.

Thank Rickybear
Reviewed 7 January 2017

this church gives a good feeling of churches of this region, dark and beautiful with a sense of peace.

Thank michzerb
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

This church has its own climate, style in wchich it is made is rare on continental Europe especially in central and eastern europe, wooden rooftop, very dark etc. that is why it is worth visting.

Thank Marcin P
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Some churches are just not good to visit. Alas, this is one of those - you have to peer round in semi-darkness to see anything and there is no sense of welcome or of a spiritual benediction. I was glad to get back to the...More

Thank Ian K
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Both outside where a shade giving small park in the front is already peaceful, and the inside with old baroque style furniture and vault ceiling is very beautiful. You can be imaging people sitting here praying and looking for silence and a peaceful moment. The...More

Thank Rytkynpera
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Very beautiful colonial canarian church with a baroque façade on a nice old city place. A must see in the center.

1  Thank parisbanlieue
Reviewed 14 May 2015

This is a lovely place of prayer. We did not attend Mass here, but it is daily at 7.00p.m. The Plaza de San Francisco is a lovely oasis of peace.

3  Thank G and B R
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