La Laguna,, founded in the late fifteenth century by Alonso Fernández de Lugo, conqueror of Tenerife, is a monumental city and university, former capital of Tenerife and cultural center of the island, declared a World Heritage Site. It is a must for lovers of history and traditional architecture.
The old town of La Laguna offers a variety of attractions from the viewpoints cultural, artistic and architectural. Among the highlights stand out:
The Plaza del Adelantado, the Casa del Corregidor, House Martin, House Bigot, Porlier House, House Torrehermosa, Motañez House and the Sanctuary of San Francisco.
The Church of Our Lady of La Concepcion has been declared a cultural interest in the category of Historical Artistic Monument since 1947. One reason for such an appointment is that it was the first parish of the island of Tenerife, built after the conquest of Tenerife in 1511.
The Mansion Azero Rodriguez was founded during the early twentieth century by the same family Azero Rodriguez for residential use. It currently houses the Casino of San Cristóbal de La Laguna.
This property is a clear example of eclectic architecture, which emphasizes the modernist style balconies closed sides by large windows and iron crystals.
The Palacio de Nava. – Situated at Nava and Grimón, next to the Plaza del Adelantado.
The House Lercaro. – Is home to the Museum of History of Tenerife, and inside you’ll find an interesting library, an auditorium and a lot of rooms that are exhibited in important parts and facts about the history of Tenerife. Calle San Agustin, 22,
Outside the la Laguna is the Museum of Science and the Cosmos. – Where we find the union of a traditional museum with an entertainment space. Here we have the opportunity to meet many interesting facts, such as the laws of nature, or the operation of the stars, while having fun.!