Dragon Tree and Plaza de Lorenzo Cáceres at Icod - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
Panorama showing the famous Dragon Tree at Icod de los Vinos on Tenerife. This picture was taken from the main square, where local artisans were selling pottery and other crafts. The gardens in which the tree stands charges an entrance fee, but the tree is easily visible from the square, which seems to be enough form most people.
Dragon Tree and Plaza de Lorenzo Cáceres at Icod - FURTHER INFORMATION
Dragon Tree and Plaza de Lorenzo Cáceres at Icod - Tenerife visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Dragon Tree and Plaza de Lorenzo Cáceres at Icod' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Canary Islands.
The famous Dragon Tree is one of the main tourist attractions of Icod de los Vinos on Tenerife. The tree reputed locally to be about a thousand years old and is called El Drago Milenario (The Thousand-Year-Old Dragon). It stands 22m high and is 10m wide at the base of the trunk. The tree stands in the Parque del Drago, which charges an entrance fee, but can easily be admired from the Plaza de Lorenzo Cáceres which gives a good view from the canopy level.
Plaza de Lorenzo Cáceres is a central meeting point in Icod, within which stands Iglesia Mayor de San Marcos (Church of St Marcos). Nearby are a number of shops selling local wine, crafts and other goods.
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