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Address: Route Nationale N1 | Sainte-Marie, Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe

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we met Christophe Columb

on Nov 4th 1493 Columg arrived to Sainte Marie , there is a memorial, but apparently nobody takes care of it ... it has an historical aspect to be there otherwise not so... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2016
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Reviewed February 24, 2016

on Nov 4th 1493 Columg arrived to Sainte Marie , there is a memorial, but apparently nobody takes care of it ... it has an historical aspect to be there otherwise not so interesting ...

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Gliwice, Poland
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Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Pity, they should build a museum here..maye a replica of Santa Maria ship.. that could be an interesting tourist attraction. Instead, we have a monument that is hard to see and the place is nothing special..again-that is an important part of our history!. UE should invest some money and make it into a interactive museum

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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Reviewed December 24, 2015

The statue marks Columbus' landing in Basse-Terre and gives a little history. It's not a significant piece of art, but when strolling town, it's nice to see.

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Reviewed August 19, 2012

If you are into 500+ year old history, like the site of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in Guadeloupe during his second voyage, this is a must stop. The site, located right off the national road (N1) in Sainte-Marie, takes less than 10 minutes to tour and take pictures. It includes a bust of Christopher Columbus on a pedestal and... More 

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