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Columbus Monument

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Columbus Monument features in these preplanned City Guides:

3-day Barcelona City Guide5-day Barcelona City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • Commemorates the great explorer
  • Joins La Rambla and Barcelona port

Time required: 15 minutes

Public transport:

  • Subway Line 3: Drassanes

Address: Plaça del Portal de la Pau

Things you need to know:

  • Columbus Monument (1888) is a monument dedicated to Columbus
  • It stands at the lower part of La Rambla where Columbus is said to have returned from America after his first trip
  • The monument is 197 ft (60 m) tall. The top part is a 24 ft (7 m) tall Columbus statue pointing with his right hand towards the New World
  • The entire construction was carried out by Catalans

What to do there:

  • Have a look of the statue and head to the nearby port

 

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