Santa Cruz de Tenerife
is a city and a municipality on the island of Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. The city is the capital of the island, the second most populous in the Canary Islands and the 21st largest city in Spain, with a population of 221,956 in 2008, while the population of the metropolitan area was 573,825 (13th largest metropolitan area in Spain.)
Santa Cruz is the state capital of the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife and a capital of the autonomous community of the Canary Islands.
Auditorio de Tenerife (Auditorium of Tenerife): The Auditorium of Tenerife was constructed in 2003. The building has an organic very famous structure in the shape of ‘sails’ with white blue rollers. The audience has a big room for concerts, a room for opera and other smaller rooms. It is an emblem of the city and his your more photographed building. This building is in the Port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife close to the sea.
Torres de Santa Cruz (Towers of Santa Cruz): Twin towers finished in 2008 are the highest skyscrapers of the city. In addition they are the highest residential buildings of Spain.
El Teide Tenerife
Mount Teide or, in Spanish, El Teide, is an active though dormant volcano which last erupted in 1909 from the El Chinyero vent on the Santiago (northwestern) rift and is located on Tenerife, Canary Islands. The volcano and its surroundings comprise the Teide National Park (Parque Nacional del Teide in Spanish). The park has an area of 18900 ha and was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO on June 29, 2007.
At 3718 m above sea level, and approximately 7500 m above the floor of the Atlantic Ocean, El Teide is the highest mountain in Spain, highest point in the Atlantic Ocean and the 13th highest mountain in the European Union. The actual summit stands 3 metres (10 ft) higher than the triangulation station, and associated bench mark, which has an altitude of 3,715 m (12,188 ft). The island of Tenerife itself is the third largest volcanic ocean island on Earth by volume. El Teide is also the third highest volcano on a volcanic ocean island.
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