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Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria

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Address: Candelaria, 38530 Candelaria, Tenerife, Spain
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Basilica

This is a really beautiful church and well worth a visit. The stained glass windows are wonderful and the shrine is excellent.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a really beautiful church and well worth a visit. The stained glass windows are wonderful and the shrine is excellent.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

its a quaint walk from the hotel along the sea front to candelaria to see the church and its square with its statues there was also an unexpected festival with brass bands

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Nomansland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was quite warm for December the day we went so it was nice to step inside the cool. It was very quiet and still, only 2 people in there. Very decorative. We stayed 5 minutes because "churches" are not our thing really but wouldn't have left it out whilst in the area.

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Birmingham
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely area to visit and then sit in a nearby bar people watching. We were entertained by the schoolchildren exercising in the main square.

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful and lovely interior. Free admission to the church. Very peaceful. Right near the sea and picturesque.

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Viareggio, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Basilica is set in a beautiful square that looks out to the sea. The atmosphere in the church is so spiritual and serene. Nuestra Senora de Candelaria is an important religious figure in Tenerife,protector of the Island, so this sactuary dedicated to her is visited more by locals than tourists. Well worth a visit.

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Free admission, quite long opening ours from memory. Not too ornate a church but still interesting and peaceful to visit

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

More Irene's thing than mine. My rating would be 3, but Irene really liked the interior and ambience so worth 4 for that reason. There was a service ongoing when we arrived so we sat at the back for a portion of that and decided to return later. I have an interest in religions, but follow none myself these days.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

well worth a visit a stunning basilica, a very quaint little place ,beautiful scenery, lots of eateries, and lots of history , the place of the black Madonna,,and a big surprise on the sea front,!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

The basilica is really lovely, the decor has to be seen to be really appreciated. The altar is very impressive . Worth a look.

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