Villa de Los Realejos
- Arquitectura Religiosa. Capillas -

This building built at the end of the twentieth century with a religious character can be included in the group dedicated to the dissemination and devotion to the Holy wood in Los Realejos, with an increase of these during the twentieth century. This tradition is closely linked to two historical facts, the first one we can look for in the conquest of the island of Tenerife in 1496 and the placement of a wooden cross in what will later be the temple of Santiago Ap stol, of which There are still remains inside the silver filigree cross of (1677) that houses the mentioned temple. Meanwhile, the second fact can be associated with the foundation at the beginning of the 17th century of the convent of Santa Lucia belonging to the Franciscan Order, which led to those friars placing crosses in different places away from the population centers establishing their own V a Crucis.

Capilla de Santiago Apóstol

Small building of a religious character composed of a rectangular and gabled roof with curved tiles, its front has a single vain of arcane to escarpment that houses a two-leaf door with the typical wooden carpenter with balusters that They allow you to observe the interior. A stone carving of the scallop shell sits on the cover, the ridge being crowned with a wooden cross.

Capilla de Santiago Apóstol


AREA Realejo Alto

ADDRESS Avenida Santiago Ap stol, s / n


X 344789.27

And 3140001.28

Illustrious City Hall of the Villa de Los Realejos, Inventory of Real Estate of the Villa de Los Realejos. Tenerife Island , Hon. Town Hall of the Villa de Los Realejos, 2012.

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