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Azulejo a la Arribada

Arrival Tiled Wall


1963

Baiona /  Azulejo a la Arribada   Baiona /  Azulejo a la Arribada

Description

Azulejo de la Arribada (Arrival tiled wall)
The Azulejo (tiled wall map), total 5.4 x 3 meters, made up of 180 tiles of 30 cm2, represents the routes Pinzón and Columbus took with caravels Pinta and Niña on their way back after discovering America - arriving to Baiona and Lisbon respectively.

Inscription(s)

"En esta playa carenó la carabela Pinta,
a su regreso de descubrir las Américas,
capitaneada por Martín Alonso Pinzón
el día 1 de marzo de 1493
Bayona fue el primer puerto del Viejo
Continente en conocer este glorioso hecho"

Bayona 1 de marzo de 1493
Lisboa 4 de marzo de 1493
Palos 15 de marzo de 1493

Annotation

The tiled wall map is placed on the arcade at A Ribeira promenades. The work was inaugurated on 28 February 1963, the day before the 470th anniversary of the Arrival.

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 42°7'16" W 8°50'59"

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