The tomb of Christopher Columbus

The tomb of Columbus is certainly one of the major attractions for those who decide to visit the Cathedral of Seville.

The tomb itself dates back to 1892; the funeral sculpture consists of a coffin raised by 4 men representing the kingdoms of Castile, Leon, Aragon and Navarre. Other cities also claim to possess the remains of Christopher Columbus, such as Havana and Santo Domingo. Recent DNA studies show that the remains of the Genoese explorer lie here in Seville.

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