Iglesia de la Sagrada Familia, Sant Joan de Labritja
Barrio de Can Bonet, Sant Joan de Labritja 7820
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The Can Bonet area of San Antonio was built as a result of the tourist boom in the 1960's and 70's. This new ... More
Iglesia de la Sagrada Familia
The Can Bonet area of San Antonio was built as a result of the tourist boom in the 1960's and 70's. This new population on the outskirts of town created the need for a new church to be built. On 31st May, 1986, the first stone was laid, and in December that same year the church was consecrated. The main statue is of the Holy Family, which had to be restored when it was brought from the church in San Antonio. The bell comes from a community of Trinitarian nuns in San Antonio.
This religious building is closely linked to the history of Gran Canaria. A plaque on the facade commemorates the day
when Christopher Columbus stopped off here to pray in 1492 on his way to the New World. In fact, ...
Gaudí began this utterly surreal temple in 1882 and it is still under construction. Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família
(Expiatory Temple of the Holy Family) was originally intended to be a modest, NeoGothic church, but it has become ...
The Archbishop of Tarragona, who was responsible for religious matters on Ibiza for a long time after the Catalan Conquest
of 1235, gave permission in the 14th Century for a chapel to be built on this site in what ...