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Monument a Colon, Barcelona, Spain

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Distance from city center: 0.2mi
zsoldicsa's pictureby zsoldicsa Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 27th of October, 2009
The Monument a Colon was built in 1888 for the Universal Exhibition. As its name suggests, the monument was raised to commemorate the discovery of America and the discoverer, Christopher Columbus.

It is located right at the end of las Ramblas. Has a lift that will get you up to the top of the monument, to a hight of 60 m.

It gives you a great view to the whole city. What is interesting, you will find on every window the names of the sights that you can see looking to that direction.

Although it is really great, the space inside is a little small, so you might be prepared if you don't like tight places. :)

Barcelona, Spain

How to get there:
It is on the Southern end of the boulevard Las Ramblas.

Las RamblasParc de la Ciutadella

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