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Monumento a Colon

Avenida de Menendez Pelayo | Jardin de Murillo, 41091 Seville, Spain
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Interesting

If you’re walking the beautiful park, it’s certainly worth a visit. Nice fountain, with a lion at... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
yogiacomo
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Christopher Columbus

This is a monument to Christopher Columbus. It's constructed of a base supporting two tall columns... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
macedonboy
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Avenida de Menendez Pelayo | Jardin de Murillo, 41091 Seville, Spain
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"murillo gardens"
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"white columns"
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"columbus monument"
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"nice monument"
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"spanish empire"
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"santa maria"
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"real alcazar"
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"lion"
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"pedestal"
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"talavera"
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"monarchs"
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"explorer"
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

If you’re walking the beautiful park, it’s certainly worth a visit. Nice fountain, with a lion at the top trying to figure out how he got there, as for Columbus’s ship harpooned by two columns half way up doesn’t exactly work for me, but put...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

This is a monument to Christopher Columbus. It's constructed of a base supporting two tall columns topped off with cartouches with a lion sitting on that. On either side of the cartouches is inscribed the names of Isabella and Ferdinand, the sponsors of Columbus journey...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2017

Located in the Gardens of Murillo, the monument to Columbus consists of the caravel Santa Maria between two towering white columns with a lion on top and the names of the Spanish monarchs Isabel and Ferdinand prominently display. A fountain surrounds the monument. This is...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

The Spanish people should declare war on USA for disrespecting old Christopher Columbus. Check it out, nice park and Monument

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

I made myself a route that I thought I would manage for one day and I found this monument along that route. It is in Murillo park and looks nice. Took a couple of pictures. If you take a tour to see Seville Cathedral then...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2017

There is a monument to Columbus, which consists of the caravel Santa Maria between two towering white columns with a lion on top.... and it's quite fascinating to look at. When I saw this, I was fascinated because of the ship held between the two...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2017

This is a very nice monument and fountain. Located in the large gardens. Well worth the trip from the castle and cathedral area to see it.

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Reviewed August 2, 2017

We saw this on our walking tour. It is another great monument in a beautiful park setting in Seville. I will say of all of them this may have been the tallest. The good thing is most of these are on heavily traveled pathways between...More

Thank Grover R
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

Monumento a Colón features twin columns topped by a lion with its paw on a globe, the Spanish empire’s symbol. I’ve seen the same symbol in Saint Augustine, Florida, at the Bridge of Lions. Now I know the purpose of those felines☺ The columns are...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2017

Located in the gardens next to the Alcazar, the monument is dedicated to the famous explorer Christopher Columbus and consists of a lion on top of a platform supported by two columns. The columns stand on a pedestal in the middle of a circular fountain....More

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