The Wharf of the Caravels. Huelva, Spain. / by Alejandro Mallado

The Wharf of the Caravels (Spanish: Muelle de las Carabelas) is a museum in Palos de la Frontera, in the province of Huelva, autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. Its most prominent exhibits are replicas of Christopher Columbus's boats for his first voyage to the Americas, the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa María. These were built in 1992 for the Celebration of the Fifth Centenary of the Discovery of America. The replica caravels were built between 1990 and 1992, put through shakedown voyages[1] and then, in 1992, sailed the route of Columbus's voyage. 20140406-121920 p.m..jpg

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The museum is operated by the province of Huelva, and has an area of 11,500 square metres (124,000 sq ft).

Info by Wikipedia. Photos taken with iPhone 5S.