Easter in Tenerife

Also in Tenerife, one of the religious and cultural manifestations longest established and devotion are the Easter celebrations, in La Laguna are particularly important. The processions are followed by a large crowd of faithful and curious, many of them tourists, who enjoy admiring the artistic quality of the images when out of religious fervor that permeates the city.
The various guilds, formed by neighbors that his status as one generation are transmitted accompany their images in a demonstration of great religious value, but also cultural, artistic and social.
The most important processions take place from Holy Thursday. Since that day, the churches of the city exhibit their Eucharistic monuments and stay open all day and much of the night. The Great Procession on Good Friday at 5 pm, and del Silencio, at nine in the evening of the same day, are the most public appeal. Both leave from the church of La Concepción.
Other places where the celebration of Holy Week are obtains special solemnity Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Puerto de la Cruz, La Orotava, Icod, Garachico, Arona, Adeje, Los Realejos and Santiago del Teide.