Iglesia de Santa María

Church in Betancuria

This church dates from 1620 and has a magnificent stone floor, wooden ceiling and elaborate baroque altar. Don’t miss the sacristy with its display of vestments, altar ware and carved wooden ceiling in shades of gold and red. Pirates destroyed the church’s Gothic predecessor in 1593. The entrance ticket also covers the adjacent Museo de Arte Sacro, which has the usual selection of religious paintings and statues.