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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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This is a large column in the city, it is near the water and it is worth having a look at. It is a bit of a walk from the main area, but it is worth taking the time to come and explore the greater...More
One of the bus turistic red line stops, and they have a two for one coupon. It was the first elevator in Spain. Old hydraulic one took four minutes, yikes. New electric one, takes only 35 seconds, better. Very small canister elevator takes you to...More
Colombus has been perched at the top of this column since the late 1880s and is still looking ahead... It's a magnificent work. It's quite big, in a big road intersection, near the harbour. There is a lift inside taking you to the top so...More
The Columbus Monument is located at the lower end of La Rambla. It was constructed in honor of Columbus' first voyage to the Americas.
The column and pedestal are hollow. You can access the monument, an elevator brings you to a platform from where you...More
The Columbus Monument (Mirador de Colom) is a memorial to the explorer Christopher Columbus. Built in 1988 this 197 foot monument is located at the foot of the Ramblas. For a small fee you can ride a elevator to top of this monument and enjoy...More
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
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