Teror is a town in the Spanish province of Las Palmas in the Canary Islands region with an area of 26 km². In 2001 Teror counted 12,042 residents. The town is located inland in the north of the island of Gran Canaria. Except the same name, which is famous as the place with the most original architecture on the island, located in the municipality a number of other villages.
According to tradition, would Maria (mother of Jesus) on September 8, 1481 appeared on the branch of a now fallen pine instead Teror. In honor of this apparition built the then inhabitants of Teror a chapel. This was replaced in the seventeenth century by a church, which is pretty fast lost by a fire gone. Centrally on the grandest square Teror is realized neoclassical basilica in 1767, who came to the spot where the former church stood. In the church is a statue of the Virgin Mary in 1481. Every year on September 8 this is visited by thousands of pilgrims during the Fiesta de la Virgen del Pino. At the Plaza Nuestra Señora del Pino stand next to the basilica, a number of beautiful buildings with traditional wooden balconies and a century-old laurel tree. In the Calle Real de la Plaza are running from the square in all colors executed homes and shops. Again, with a large variety of balconies.