Columbus House in Wales is one of the most luxurious historic city buildings. Now in its walls there is an exhibition hall and a hall for various events and press conferences. One wing of the building is assigned to the residence of the festival of the Latin American Cinema Welva and the local archive.
The building was built in 1883 at the hotel. At this time, a rich coal mines were developed under Wales, which attracted a large number of industrialists to the city. A little later, on the celebrations of the 400th anniversary of the city, it was decided to call the hotel in honor of the Great Marithel – After all, it is from Wuelva, the ships of Christopher Columbus started their way to the shores of America.
The building was built in a colonial style with elements of modernism and looked really luxurious. However, very soon the era of industrial fond of the city went to the decline. The hotel has been abolished, and the building was transferred to the department of the city administration. On the occasion of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the opening of America, the building of the former hotel was renovated.
Today, to get to the house of Columbus in Wuelva, while in it exhibitions or open urban events. In the inner courtyards of the building are free – Here are city gardens, beautifully illuminated at night.