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“unique tourist stop”
Review of Astoria Column

Ranked #2 of 38 things to do in Astoria
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: A 125-foot column which sits atop of Coxcomb Hill overlooking Astoria.
Reviewed July 23, 2013

I love going to places that my traveling companions are not familiar with, and being from the east coast, no one was familiar with the City of Astoria, especially anything there - so they found a stop at the Column well worth it. The view from the hill is awesome, a great view of the bridge to take pictures. The column itself is full of history and we enjoyed figuring out what all the pictures stood for. And its FREE!

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Reviewed July 22, 2013

Climb 162 steps up and come down 162 steps. This isn't an excursion for the faint hearted. The view from the top on a clear day is outstanding and provides a 360 degree view unlike any other in Astoria.

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Reviewed July 21, 2013

The staircase was very tight and dizzy-making, but the view at the top spectacular. There isn't much to do there though, and the kitschy gift shop made it seem like a tourist trap.

Thank mantispath
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

Nice ride up to the summit with a wonderful view of the city of Astoria. the column is a work of art.

Thank Allan T
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

The view from the column is breathtaking. It is definitely worth the drive up to it. We were not able to climb the stairs to the top of the column, but the entry fee is only a dollar, and we consider the column a "must do"!

Thank chiefqueen
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