Streets of Teror on the island of Gran Canaria (Canary Islands)


Gran Canaria

Teror is an important centre of religion and pilgrimage.

The municipality is in the northern part of the island. The faithful from the entire Canary Islands archipelago come to this place to worship the patron of the diocese, the Virgen del Pino. The festival in her honour is held on 7 September with a traditional pilgrimage and popular dances. A tour of the historic quarter of the town lets you see religious buildings and ancestral homes which have sprung up around the sanctuary of the Virgen.

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