Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Decorated Fountains in Puerto de la Cruz

Chorros enramados, Puerto de la Cruz. Jose Mesa Some rights reserved

The one part of the Fiestas of San Juan in Puerto de la Cruz that was able to take place last year - so fingers crossed for this year - is the Chorros Enramados (Decorated Fountains) - similar to well dressing in England - which begins on the evening of 22 June each year, with the 23 June being the day to walk around to view them, in various parts of the town. These water sources were very important when they were installed in the 19th Century, bringing indispensable water close to homes and, as such, are celebrated.

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