Parque de la Puerta de Tierra — Garachico (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Spain
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel
N 28° 22.314 W 016° 45.919
28R E 327014 N 3139667
Quick Description: A small park around the former 16th century city gate of Garchico
Location: Islas Canarias, Spain
Date Posted: 4/21/2016 1:40:39 AM
Waymark Code: WMQZY3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
Views: 6

Long Description:

On the 5th of May 1706, the lava of the Montaña del Estrecho (Volcán Garachico) buried the port of Garachico (at this time the most important and busiest on the island), destroying almost all buildings of the village. Here are standing the remains of the old city gate from the 16th century (Puerta de Tierra), all persons and goods had to pass though.
Behind the Plaza Juan Gonzalez de la Torre was created this small park with exotic plants around the old city gate, integrating parts of the old winery Hacienda de San Juan Degollado.
source: Turismo Garachico

Name: Parque de la Puerta de Tierra

Street Location: Plaza Juan Gonzalez de la Torre, 2

Local Municipality: Garachico

State/Province, etc.: Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Country: Spain

Web Site: [Web Link]

Monuments/Statues: Cristóbal de Ponte, Rafael Alberti Merello

Memorial/Commemoration: Not listed

Date Established: Not listed

Picnic Facilities: Not listed

Recreational Facilities: Not listed

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Not listed

Fountains: Not listed

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: Not listed

Special Events: Not listed

Traditional Geocaches: Not listed

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