It rose to prominence in the 1700's when a volcano destroyed the nearby rival port town of Garachico.
Today, it is known as one of the most beautiful and desirable vacation destinations in the world, renowned for its beauty, architecture, history, exotic culture, and beaches.
People Born in Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Santa Cruz de Tenerife in People's Lives
Liam Neeson: I traveled here in 2009 to film scenes of the movie Clash of the Titans.
Ralph Fiennes: I traveled here in 2009 to film scenes of the movie Clash of the Titans.