Photo courtesy of Michelle Mock

The Italian explorer, Christopher Columbus, convinced the Reyes Católicos (King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella) to finance his trip to the New World in 1492. The base of the statue tells the story of Cristobal Colón in the form of plaques and statues.

Caption: One of the plaques on the base of the monument to Christopher Columbus.

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