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Garachico

Garachico is a municipality in the Spanish province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Canary Islands region with an area of 29 square kilometers. In 2001 there were 5307 inhabitants Garachico.

Geography

This place is situated on the north coast (west) of the Canary island of Tenerife.

Garachico by volcanic rocks from the existing natural coves an important wharf for sugar and other products have, which many were exported to America and Europe. Due to the volcanic eruption in 1706, this trade is an end and Garachico is buried under the lava. Until this time Garachico the main port of Tenerife.

Interesting buildings are the cloisters of Santo Domingo and San Francisco, the churches of Santa Ana and Nuestra Senora de los Angeles and the Castle of San Miguel.

  • Last visit to Garachico: Jan 2010
  • Intro Written Feb 20, 2012
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