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What to see and visit in the Province of Huelva?
The Region of Huelva It is made up of the municipalities of: Moguer, Palos de la Frontera, Punta Umbría and San Juan del Puerto.
From its port the 3 caravels left with Columbus in command on August 13, 1492, towards America and touched American land on October 12. Of the 90 sailors they carried, 60 were from this town. For this reason, the whole town is full of monuments and houses, alluding to the trip, to the Brothers Pinzón, CristóbalQuintero, Pedro de Velasco.
La Fontanilla: it is the source from which they supplied water for the trip.
Church of St. George: It is in the Gothic Mudejar style, from the 14th-15th century. There he selected the Royal Order of the Catholic Kings, authorizing them to travel. There is a monolith with the names of those who participated in the trip. Highlights: altarpiece of the s. XVII, Renaissance frescoes from the s. XVI.
Hnos. Pinzón Birthplace: c / Colón, 28, Tel .: 95 935 01 99.
Monastery of Santa María de la Rabida (Tel .: 959 35 04 11): it is located 12 km from Huelva, in front of the monument of the Discovery FaithThe monastery is from the s. XV and has become the symbol of Discovery. It is pre-Columbian in the Mudejar Gothic style. It was built on an old Almohad convent of La Rábida. In this monastery Columbus would gather to pray and entrust himself to God before his trip to the New World. He also stayed the days before the trip and there he met with the Catholic Monarchs. Inside there are frescoes by Daniel Vázquez Díaz from 1930, which represent the life of Columbus, the claustroomudéjar, the chapter house, the Conference Cell and texts about the trip of the Pinzón Brothers; and outside the Column of Discovery and Christ Crucified from the 15th century. some pretty gardens. photos of the monastery of Santa María de la Rábida.
The Region of the Sierra: the most important municipality is Jabugo.
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