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Monumento a la Santa Maria

Santa Maria monument


1993

Pontevedra /  Monumento a la Santa Maria

Description

Monument with a ship.

Inscription(s)

mas de medio milenio ha,
qve en esta ribera del lerez
se constrvyo la carabela
santa maria "la gallega"
sobre la qve el almirante
pontevedres cristobal colon
cambio el destino del mvndo
mcmxciii
Translated:

More than half a millenium ago on this shore of the Lerez the caravel Santa Maria the Galician was constructed, on which Christopher Columbus, admiral from Pontevreda, changed the destiny of the world. 1993.

Annotation

This monument reflects the theory that Christopher Columbus was from Pontevedra.

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