Close to the Plaza de la Patrona de Canarias they find the bronze statues of 9 aboriginal kings.
In 1390, the current Candelaria was a solitary and deserted place where the shepherds would frenguent the Guanches of Güimar's menceyato ( Güímar 's pre-Hispanic kingdom).
It was accepted that the aboriginal name of the zone was simply "Güímar" as the whole menceyato.Calle Obispo Pérez Cáceres edit It is the shopping street of the town par excellence where you can find different souvenir stores, religious imagery and crafts.The principal stops of any visit are the Basilica of Candelaria and Cueva de Achbinico, but there are other places of interest in the village: Basilica of Candelaria edit The current basilica dates back of 1959, it was constructed on a former hermitage.Chaxiraxi, La Madre del Sustentador del Cielo y de la Tierra).After the conquest, this zone was called "Candelaria in honor to the virgin patron of the archipelago, the Virgin of Candelaria.The basilic also has a large collection of wall paintings.Nowadays Candelaria is the principal Catholic center of pilgrimage of the Canaries and one of the principal ones of Spain.Candelaria, also, villa Mariana de Candelaria, is a municipality and city in the eastern part of the island.The temple and Royal Basilica Marian Shrine of Our Lady of Candelaria, is considered the main temple dedicated to the Virgin Mary in the Canary Islands.
It celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2005.
Candelaria's municipality receives the annual peregrination of Candelaria (on February rencontre avec ours 2 and on August 15, the latter is the most important as well as to the pilgrims who visit the municipality in all other epochs of the year.
3 Plaza de la Patrona de Canarias edit The Plaza de la Patrona de Canarias ( Square of the Saint Patron of the Canary Islands ) his a large square in Candelaria.
Anne, mother of the Virgin Mary and is the parish in the municipality of Candelaria.
Festivals edit Basílica of Candelaria the day of the feast of the Virgin of Candelaria.
A cave is situated around Candelaria.It is believed that the Virgin Mary appeared on these dates.Virgin of Candelaria, Liturgical Feast: February.The city is located on the coast, 17 km southwest.The temple has many religious images of great religious and artistic intervals.Festival Intercultural India - Canarias, " Intercultural Festival India - Canary Islands First Sunday in May.