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“A dedication to Christopher Columbus”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Plaza Colon

Plaza Colon
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Neath, United Kingdom
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“A dedication to Christopher Columbus”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

There is a spire in the middle of a busy intersection with Christopher Columbus at the top pointing West. At the bottom are representations of his discoverires.

The second monument is in the square on top of the Cento de Arte Fernan Gomez. These are large shapes with quotes all about Columbus. This is a nice place to sit and relax.

Visited June 2014
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“The founder of the new world”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2014

Another great square with sculptures around. An impressive monument to Christopher Columbus is the centre piece

Visited May 2014
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“Monumental place ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014 via mobile

Partly looking socrealistic-monumets are from 1977, happy to make a photo of a very big flag spanish. Nothing more than that.

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Malaga, Spain
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“An Impressive Square”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2013

The Plaza de Colon is a very impressive square. At one end there are concrete sculptures and nearby is a huge flag of Spain. On the Paseo de la Castellana there is a sculpture of Columbus on top of a pillar. This was built in 1885. Below the square is the Cultural Center of Madrid and we were able to see a beautiful nativity scene created by the artist Jose Luis Mayo, with very realistic figures.

Visited December 2013
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“beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2013 via mobile

beautiful monument to colombus. the plaza itself would look more spectacular if those twin skyscrapers werent there to dwarf the beautiful monument to colombus. the monument itself is not huge but it is majestic.

Visited November 2013
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