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Monumento de Cristobal Colon
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4.4/5
112 Reviews
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Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 10-20 minutes
Address: Plaza de Colon, Madrid, Spain
Phone: +34-915-881000

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Columbus square is located in the busy downtown area, the square is the most important building built in 1886, Columbus monument, built to commemorate the navigator Christopher Columbus. Columbus facing the direction of the new world was at the top of a memorial statue, base on every process of relief respectively performance Columbus discovered the new world. The east side of the monument is "big discovery park". Corresponding to the monument is a big stone records discovered America.

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  • sheepygold
    sheepygold
    london
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    Beautiful but inaccessible

    This is a lovely detailed monument but cannot be accessed by pedestrians. If you want to see it close up there is a model in the northern entrance of the cultural center opposite.

    Reviewed on /Date(1580424919000+0800)/
  • Vladimiramirela
    Vladimiramirela
    Mississauga, Canada
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    Father of New World's Discovey

    One of the most impressive and tall statues in Madrid is the monument dedicated to Christofor Columbus. Dominating the Plaza del Colon, nearby the Discovery Gardens, it stands proudly in its center, v...

    Reviewed on /Date(1579596256000+0800)/
  • 293neilk
    293neilk
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    Majestic monument to the Explorer.

    Monumento De Cristobal Colon is a tall monument to the famous explorer Christopher Columbus. Located in the famous Plaza Colon which is a busy traffic intersection, the monument is impressive in its ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1566940882000+0800)/
  • Dimitris L
    Dimitris L
    Lisbon, Lisbon District, Central Portugal
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    Majestic gesture

    We came across the Monumento de Cristobal Colon probably by accident and good fortune as we were on our way to another sight. The monument is quite huge, as it befits such a personality. It was appare...

    Reviewed on /Date(1561856101000+0800)/
  • Bima01
    Bima01
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    Nice monument

    It is located in the middle of a traffic circle, so it’s hard to get close to it. However, it is a nice looking monument. Would not go out of my way to see this.There’s a separate Square next to it.

    Reviewed on /Date(1558862878000+0800)/

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