Fundación Cristino de Vera

La Laguna

La Laguna’s prime arts venue houses a mixture of top-calibre temporary exhibitions as well as a permanent collection of works by acclaimed contemporary artist Cristino de Vera, who was born in Santa Cruz de Tenerife in 1931. There is also a thought-provoking audiovisual presentation about the artist and his work (subtitled in English).

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Nearby La Laguna attractions

1. Museo de la Historia de Tenerife

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The documents, maps, weapons and tools are interesting enough at this museum, but the 16th-century mansion – with its creaking floorboards, old window…

2. Casa del Montañés

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Take a peek at the fabulous patios at this historic building, which is today used as offices.

3. Casa Salazar

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Gutted by fire in 2006, Casa Salazar is today home to tranquil patios, which have been beautifully restored behind the very grandiose facade. The building…

4. Convento de Santa Clara

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Of all the convents in La Laguna, this is the most interesting, renowned for its beautiful lattice-work wooden balcony and cloister. The museum covers…

5. Catedral


Work on this magnificent cathedral was completed in 1915. A fine baroque retable in the chapel is dedicated to the Virgen de los Remedios and dates from…

6. Calle San Agustín

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To see the largest number of splendid mansions standing cheek to jowl, wander along Calle San Agustín. Look for the metal plaques outside the noble…

8. Convento de Santa Catalina

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The closed order in this convent is still active. On 15 February each year the remarkably well-preserved body of Sister María de Jesús de León Delgado,…