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Iglesia de San Juan Bautista de Telde, Gran Canaria

Iglesia de San Juan Bautista de Telde - Gran Canaria, Spain
Iglesia de San Juan Bautista de Telde
Plaza de San Juan, Telde, Spain 35210Map
Neighborhood: Telde
Overview

This is the true spiritual centre of Telde. Located in the square of the same name and founded in 1483, the old church was erected by the García del Castillo family at the time of the town's foundation. It still has the original gateway, an example of Sevillian-Portuguese Gothic architecture. The towers, however, are an example of early 20th neo-Gothic construction. The real marvels are inside the building: the statue of Christ on the main altar, made from corn dough by the Tarasco Mexican Indians, brought here before 1550, the Flemmish Gothic main altar, which dates back to before 1516, and the triptych of the Virgin Mary, brought from Flanders, also in the 16th century, depicting five religious scenes. Mass: 7p.

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Iglesia de San Juan Bautista de Telde General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Tuesday from 10:30 AM to 11:00 PM, Wednesday to Saturday from 10:30 AM to 02:00 AM, Sunday from 10:30 AM to 11:30 PM
  • Type: Religious
  • Nearest Train: Bus: 80
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