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Columbus Monument

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Columbus Monument Ticket with Upgrade Wine Tasting in Barcelona
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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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Reviewed yesterday

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 95nikop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maitaimike2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is in honor of Christopher Columbus and close to the harbor. We had to walk Las Ramblas all the way south to the Monument.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Viorel_25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This monument is in honor of Christopher Columbus and is at the end of the Ramblas down by the harbor.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank luckyj_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gayan P
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank piotrh1982
Reviewed 2 November 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Connor R
2 June 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.