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Marisa P wrote a review Jan 2020
Dallas, Texas805 contributions188 helpful votes
This is one of the monuments dedicated to Christopher Columbus. It was built in 1892, in the 300 anniversary of the arrival of Columbus in the New World. The statue represents Columbus and behind the allegory of faith.
Date of experience: January 2020
John F wrote a review Oct 2019
Claypole, United Kingdom598 contributions291 helpful votes
Of course a statue of Columbus/Colon. Beautifully executed, but note the images which inevitably fail to portray his treatment of the native peoples, or the fact that he thought he’d found India! Somehow he ended up a hero!
Date of experience: October 2019
BennyMalaga wrote a review Oct 2017
Malaga, Spain89,400 contributions3,505 helpful votes
The Columbus Monument is very large and the sculptures at the monument are very impressive and beautiful. The monument is located very near to the railroad station and one can walk to it from downtown.
Date of experience: September 2017
jimmyhill23 wrote a review Aug 2016
Valladolid, Spain45 contributions14 helpful votes
The Columbus monument in Valladolid is worth a photo if you're in the area. If you arrive by train, it's only a short walk away.
Date of experience: August 2016
N_P1995 wrote a review Jul 2016
Jakarta, Indonesia1,346 contributions35 helpful votes
Visiting the Columbus monument was like going back in time when the relatively modern seamen conquering the ocean crossing the endless water in finding new worlds. The 14th and 15th centuries was a an era with modern navigation conpared to our ancient men when were out of Africa to spread to the rest of of the world up to Americas and Ocenia. Columbus would be known as great modern seaman crossing the ocean. Anyway the monument in Barca privide strong presence at round about at the marina harbour of the Barcelona city. Good to see the place in the early morning when the place was still quiet and clear.…
Date of experience: July 2016