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Santuario de la Virgen de las Nieves

Santuario de la Virgen de las Nieves

Santuario de la Virgen de las Nieves

Santuario de la Virgen de las Nieves (Av. Las Nieves, Santa Cruz de la Palma) – this 17th century house of worship (complete with wooden Mudejar-carved ceilings, various religious sculptures, and crystal chandeliers), visitors who manage the 2 km hike to this site come here for the panoramic views of Santa Cruz. It also houses a 14th century sculpture of the Virgin Mary (which is brought down to the city every five years (as part of the “Bajada Festival”). Hours: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm (daily).