• Registration Year

    1999

  • Registered Sector

    San Cristobal de la Laguna

Location and site

Registration Criteria

Criteria (ii) and (iv): San Cristóbal de la Laguna was the first non-fortified Spanish colonial town, and its layout provided the model for many colonial towns in the Americas.

Historical Reference

  • San Cristóbal de la Laguna has two nuclei, the original unplanned Upper Town, and the Lower Town, the first ideal "city-territory" laid out according to philosophical principles. Its wide streets and open spaces contain a number of fine churches and public and private buildings from the 16th to 18th centuries.
Sr. D. Fernando Clavijo Batlle
Alcalde-Presidente
Alcaldía de San Cristóbal de La Laguna
C/ Obispo Rey Redondo, nº 1
38201 San Cristobal de la Laguna, Tenerife Islas Canarias, España
Tel:
+34.922.60.11.23/922.60.88.24
Fax:
+34.922 60.88.30
Email:
alcaldia.laguna@cabtfe.es
Sra. María de la Cruz Díaz Domínguez
Concejal Delegada de Patrimonio Histórico
Excmo. Ayuntamiento de San Cristóbal de La Laguna
Plaza de la Junta Suprema ,15
38021 San Cristobal de la Laguna, S/C de Tenerife (Islas Canarias), España
38201
Tel:
+34.922632573
Fax:
+34.922265583
Email:
cpatrimonio.laguna@cabtfe.es