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Address: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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Find the great explorer in Plaza Colon gazing out at sea.

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The few things there that looked pretty

My family is from there and go back 400 years,but I will never go back,the people are rude,its not safe if you donot know spanish .

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Ralph n
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Dunnellon, Florida
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Dunnellon, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family is from there and go back 400 years,but I will never go back,the people are rude,its not safe if you donot know spanish .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is a really good place to visit with children. it have a lot of open space for kids to run around and see the statue. there is also a coffee shop in the place where you can order sandwiches and snacks to eat while there.

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Thank Gerardo I
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

Honestly, looks like any other statue in the "new world". It's in good condition. The plaza it's in is so sketchy, I wouldn't spend too much time hanging around there.

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Thank Jeanette C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

It is in the middle of the Town square. It is well maintened and you could visit the town hall and cathedral ( catholic).

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Thank Raul R
Fraziers Bottom, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016

This statue stands high in the middle of the Plaza. The fountain has color lights creating rainbows on the water when it shoots up. Beautiful!

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Thank emelinammr
Las Vegas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016

Came across this statue on are way to Castillo San Cristobal. After spending two weeks in the Caribbean, you find out the real truth behind Christopher Columbus and what was supposedly done in the name of Christ. I personally think its a tragedy to now know the truth behind the conquests of the Caribbean. And I am quite sure, Columbus... More 

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Thank OneHappyCouple2007
Exeter, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016

This statue is set in the middle of Colon Plaza in Mayaguez. There are many statues dedicated to Christopher Columbus in Puerto Rico. The mix of marble and bronze are beautiful. As we look back on history, we find that Columbus was an unsavory character, but still responsible for the what we now know as Latin America, the good and... More 

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Thank Jason K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2015

This area is in the old down town of Mayaguez. Their is a lot of shopping in the area and also a party area on the weekends for the college scene which is near. During the holidays like Christmas the area gets really decorated and looks impressive and is my favorite time to go.

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Thank HiImClint
West Valley City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2015

Great place to visit and experience the culture of Western Puerto Rico! Right in the middle of downtown. We attended a free concert there one night.

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Thank Erika B
Haddonfield, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2015

Definitely a must for a photo op. I think people tend to forget the historical significance and architecture of PR. Downtown Mayaguez have some very beautiful architecture. Bring your camera and smile.

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