municipality of Teror is famous in Canary Islands because it’s an important
center of pilgrimage. It’s located just
20 km from Las Palmas de Gran
Canaria, and discover Teror is an
excellent cultural proposal offered by Canarian Transfer.
wellknown for several reasons, even if the main one is the Basílica
de la Virgen del Pino, patron of the Diocesis of Gran Canaria.
this basilica of the XVIII century is the
most important building of the village and it represents an important point for
religious pilgrimages. Devotees of the Virgen del Pino from across the
archipelago, arrive there for the
spectacular pilgrimage that takes place every September the 7th.
day, pilgrimages from every municipality of Gran Canaria, go to Teror to
venerate the Virgen del Pino. It has
such a popularity that pilgrimages from all Canary Islands arrive to keep their
promises. The number of visitors exceed the 17.000.
interesting buildings of Teror
Just next to
the famous basilica, there is the Palacio
Episcopal, built at the same time with the same materials.
On the other
side, the Convento del Císter is
part of the religious architecture of Teror, with the Convento
de las Dominicas, the Iglesia
del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús and the Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de las
Even if the
religious buildings constitute an important part of Teror, also the civil
buildings worth to be admired.
we can find different houses of popular architecture as the town hall, the House of Henríquez of XVII century, the House of Quintana or Martínez Lara ones.
If you like
markets, we give you an other good reason to discover Teror. Every Sunday there
is the popular market of Teror by Plaza
de Sintes, close to the basilica.
It’s a craft
market in which different products are exposed, like wood crafts, embroidery
and basketry. We can find also fruits and vegetables, cakes and the famous chorizos
of Teror and the sweet morcilla.
Teror with Canarian Transfer
Transfer we want to show this important pilgrimages’ center to the visitor. For religious, cultural and
gastronomical reasons, it really worth to visit Teror.