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The city of Santa Cruz de La Palma in La Palma

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The city of Santa Cruz de La Palma. Avenue Maritime (author Office Canary Tourism). Click to enlarge the image.Santa Cruz de La Palma is the capital of the island of La Palma.

The city dates from the late fifteenth century churches and convents, palaces, houses with original wooden balconies.

Santa Cruz de La Palma is a fishing town with pretty very typical houses; some are of the sixteenth century.



Church The church of Christ (Iglesia del Salvador)
The Church of the Savior is a Gothic church of the sixteenth century.

Beautiful Mudejar paneling.

City HallCity Hall
The City Hall is a former palace of the sixteenth century Renaissance Plateresque.

coffered ceiling.

Church Church of Our Lady of the Snows (Nuestra Señora de Las Nieves)
The Notre-Dame des Neiges is a shrine to the patron saint of the island.

A downhill procession is held every 5 years.

Square Instead of Alameda
On the Place de la Alameda is a copy of the caravel Santa María, one of the caravels of Columbus.

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Chipi Chipi
Regional cuisine and grilled meats.

Carrer Juan Mayor, 42, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Phone: 00 34922411924.

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