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Plaza Patrona de Canarias 1, 38509 Candelaria, Tenerife, Spain
+34 922 03 22 30
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All reviews beautiful church sea front large square worth a visit stained glass bars cafes big statues attend mass nice plaza side chapels take your breath away santa cruz free entry sea wall religious art lovely town canary islands
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The basilica was a lovely building and well worth a visit if you are staying nearby, in my opinion it is not worth travelling a great distance to visit. The small town of Candelaria is a nice town with a few souvenir shops and a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank irlamtrucker
Reviewed 3 days ago

worth the detour, nice small city on the sea side. It is definatly a nice view and when the sun is on the building it will give very nice views !

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This church is beautiful inside and out. As soon as you enter a sense of peace pervades the atmosphere with beautiful artwork all around.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alibali27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It you want to understand the history of Tenerife, you cannot miss this place. But, learn about the background. Worth to walk in the front sea walk till a small building where there is a copy of the Candelaria un bronze. Statues of local guanche...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PhileasFoggdelBorn
Reviewed 14 December 2018

Spent a morning here, we had a very pleasant wander around, not busy, very picturesque. Had hoped to go inside but it was not open to visitors, not sure if there are organised tours. Small gift shop reasonably priced. Lots of work going on around...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TomRodger989
Reviewed 12 December 2018

It is very huge church along the Atlantic coast. It's standing in the central square with artistic sculptures. In the church there is a statue of Senora de Candelaria with an interesting legend with limited Access. We were lucky that we could see the statue...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Matej K
Reviewed 5 December 2018

We saw the Basilica and the statues near it at night and it was stunning. It is beautifully lit at night.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kameleon O
Reviewed 3 December 2018

A lovely walk from hotel Punta del Ray along promenade arriving in the square at Candelaria. The Basilica dominates the square. Inside is beautiful, very ornate. Do visit the black Madonna just further along past the Basilica

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Navigator33724184869
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We took a slight detour to visit and I was sufficiently unimpressed that I would advise you not to bother. Maybe it was the angle that I first saw it from but it looked more like a place that had been extended multiple times by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Trekbud
Reviewed 11 October 2018

lovey church to visit with some good paintings inside and some fine places to eat and drink around it

Date of experience: July 2018
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Geir P
4 March 2018|
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Response from Sidawat | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't give you a definitive answer to your question however Candelaria is a popular destination so my guess would be you should be able to get a local pick up to take you there. It's on the way to Santa Cruise Hope... More
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.
suzanne h
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.