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Canary Islands Sights

Castillo San Cristóbal (Saint Christopher's Castle)

  • Pl. de España Map It
  • Santa Cruz

Updated 09/26/2014

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The walls of the city castle were uncovered when the car park under the Plaza de España was built. The site is now a museum that includes an 18th-century cannon, a shot from which reputedly cost Britain's Admiral Nelson his right arm in an attack he led in 1794. Entrance to the museum is via a stairway opposite the lake.

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Pl. de España, Santa Cruz, Tenerife, 38003, Spain

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  • Free
  • Mon.–Sat. 10–6

Updated 09/26/2014


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