Insular Palace

Tenerife Tourist Information and Vacation Guide

The Insular Palace is an impressive white building located across the street from Plaza de Espana, the main square in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

The building is home to the Island Council for Tenerife.  The council is called the Cabildo de Tenerife in Spanish.

Insular Palace, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Insular Palace, Santa Cruz

The Insular Palace building was completed in 1940 and features a large clock tower.

In addition to containing government offices, the complex houses an impressive art collection.  There is also a mural referred to at the "Sistine Chapel of the Canary Islands.

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