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Dominican Republic
La Isabela

Parque Nacional Histórico La Isabela

La Isabela

La Isabela /  La Isabela

Description

Plaque.

Inscription(s)

en este sular de las americas
el almirante don cristobal colon
levento en el año de gracia de 1493
LA ISABELA
primera ciudad de nuevo mundo

Annotation

Not far from Punta Rucia, you can visit the national park of La Isabela, known as the first city in the Americas. It was founded by Columbus in 1493.
There is almost nothing left. A few ruins, the skeleton of a Spanish colon. But the museum is nice (artifacts from 15th c.).

This monument on postcards

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Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 19°53'17" - W 71°4'50")

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Item Code: do008; Added: 7 January 2007  / Updated: 6 January 2011

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