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| Placa del Portal de la Pau, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This plaza is right close to the waterfront. There is a statue of Christopher Columbus high atop that can be seen from higher up in the city. This is a good landmark to see and be in.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed November 24, 2018

Plaza De Colon is a nice plaza, housing the column of columbus. The plaza is the meeting point of La Rambla and Port Vell. The Maritime Museum is located next to the plaza.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Viorel_25
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

I liked it a lot. I only do not remember why the statue is dark without any light. But the place is very nice

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank piotrh1982
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Totally dominated by the huge statue of Christopher Columbus, this is probably the first thing you see from the cruise ship terminal. My advice is get off here and start to the xplore. One end of plaza is the beginnng of the famous Las Ramblas...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Plaza De Colon is a fairly nice but busy plaza housing one of the most iconic landmarks in Barcelona. Depending on your point of view it either marks the beginning or ending of the famous Las Ramblas so it's always a busy area both day...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

The plaza is extremely busy. Nice monument. Merchants were selling items like a flea market in the immediate vicinity at the time of our visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Z9412KLedb
Reviewed October 1, 2018

From this plaza near the cruise ship terminal of Port Vell, Las Ramblas begins its "rambling" up toward the Gothic Quarter. Go in any direction and there will be something to see and do. The center of the plaza is anchored by a soaring monument...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

went with family and was the best vacation ever. stayed in ahotel at alrambla, spend wonderful time and unforgettable moments

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 417hanana
Reviewed March 27, 2018

This area is a paved area containing the Colombus Monument (see pic), a little gardened sitting area to relax and watch people go by. It used to be a rough area of Barcelona, so the paving, monuments and essentially "prettying up" has helped to disband...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed February 20, 2018

A must stop on the way to La Barceloneta. It was interesting to discover that Colombus is actually pointing to America.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Andy P
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authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
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