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Columbus Monument

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  • Terrible1%
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Ride to the top, and you'll see! The Columbus Monument which was dedicated in 1888 as part of the ceremonies marking the Universal Exhibition, stands at the end of La Rambla of Barcelona, near the sea. Take the lift inside the column to the viewing...more
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Plaza Portal de la Pau, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
La Rambla
+34 932 85 38 32
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed December 8, 2012

This place is a tower that is at the end of Las Ramblas. I would definitely recommend going up the tower to snap some great pictures of the Mediterranean Sea as well as the gothic quarter and Las Ramblas. However be careful if you are...More

5  Thank RahulMD
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 16, 2012

The lift was not broken when we were there, but that isn't a good thing. We took the 3 person miniature lift up to the top of the monument. Right after we arrived, a camera crew and reporter came up as well. We and the...More

8  Thank dezlorelle
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Reviewed yesterday

We didn't even know that there was an elevator inside the column until we read these reviews. Our tour of Barcelona included this attraction and therefore the tour guide got us off the bus, made us do a walk of about a kilometer and brought...More

Thank Gayan P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and important monument in great neighbourhood. There are also impressive lion monuments around it...

Thank piotrh1982
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fittingly this huge statue in the plaza bearing his name is facing out to the city. 7-8 stories high it's hard to miss and many people use it as a meeting place. It was built in 1888 for a World Fair. You can walk or...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Columbus Monument ( Monument A Colom ) is one of the most stunning columns I've ever seen in Spain. Walking down to the lower end of Las Ramblas towards the harbour area and this 60 metre high column is simply stunning and is a...More

Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impressed by the dimensions of the monument! A lot of small details what’s create a impression that here a lot of people work thousands of year to build this.

Thank André B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tall, majestic, and imposing, this landmark monument to Columbus stands in a circle overlooking the water in Barcelona.

Thank judy b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coming from the port and find yourself in this square. An impressive statue of Christopher Columbus on top of a column, pointing towards the New World. In that square is the start (or the end...) of Las Ramblas

Thank Rami A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice big monument on the waterfront. Think the Europeans do public art much better than we do. Here is a good example

Thank Cricketdad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Barcelona for one day as part of a cruise ship holiday and this monument of Christopher Columbus acted as a focal point when leaving the harbour area, keeping us right and guiding the way towards La Rambla.

Thank travelJonnyM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This column contains a tiny capsule lift. At the top is a very cramped balcony. We went up with the lift operator who told us to ring the bell when we wanted to come down. That said the views are amazing. Imagine going up inside...More

Thank Paul W
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La Rambla
Barcelona's most famous street was once a dry
riverbed. Now, La Rambla is a 1200-metre boulevard,
and a major draw for visitors. During the day, La
Rambla fills with pedestrians, some of which stroll
past impressive human statues and artists while others
take a break to people-watch while enjoying a drink at
one of the many terraces. Housed here is the iconic
Boqueria Market that offers one of the most varied and
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Connor R
June 2, 2018|
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Response from SevenoaksSinjun | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I don't recall a park dedicated to Columbus near the column, but there are other big parks nearby which are nice to visit.