Villa de Los Realejos
- Etnografía. Chorros de Agua -

The origin of the water jets dates back to the end of the 18th century at the beginning of the 19th century, beginning to be located in the centers of the population at the initiative of the municipalities at the beginning of the 20th century, long before the water arrived at the homes These connected with a supply network that channeled the waters of a spring or spring, essential for public supply, located in places where the water was to be taken daily, so the jet became a place of encounter and relationship. n with the neighbors while waiting for the turn to fill the containers. In the specific case of this water jet, it was enabled for the first time in 1900.

Chorro de Agua de La Zamora

Simple construction that houses the water jet of the Zamora, which filled the barrels, cans or cantaros containers that were then carried on the ring, pad or yoke with hook to make transport more bearable.

It has a simple facade with a central opening where the water jet is placed and that also welcomes the image of Saint John the Baptist. Crowning the front has a curved front formed by a curve and countercurve, and located on each side of it appears a pi.

Chorro de Agua de La Zamora


Zamora AREA

ADDRESS Carretera la Zamora


X 346262.43

And 3140910.30

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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