The first inhabitants of Telde lived on the northern slope of the cliff, where the Prehispanic settlements of Tara and Cendra ... More
Tara y Cendro
The first inhabitants of Telde lived on the northern slope of the cliff, where the Prehispanic settlements of Tara and Cendra are now located. In reality, it's a group of very primitive buildings formed from cave-dwellings dug out of the rock, although some of these caves were formed by volcanic eruptions. One of the main characteristics of these two enclaves is that the cave-dwellings were still used until quite recently, both as homes and as places for keeping cattle. Tara was the location of the discovery of the so-called Idolo de Tara (Tara Idol), an anthropomorphous statue, considered the goddess of fertility, which can be seen in the Museo Canario. For more information, ring the Tourism Office at the above number. Admission to the various districts is free.
This district was established at the same time as the neighbouring San Juan district, around 24 June 1483. As a
small hill known as Santa María la Antigua, it was the place chosen by (or relegated to) craftsmen and ...
This is the true spiritual centre of Telde. Located in the square of the same name and founded in 1483,
the old church was erected by the García del Castillo family at the time of the town's foundation. It ...
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