Columbus Monument, Barcelona

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Columbus Monument, Barcelona - Address, Ticket Price

Address: Plaza Portal de la Pau, s/n, 08001 Barcelona, Spain.

Ticket Price: 6 EUR

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 08:30 am - 08:30 pm Details

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The Columbus Monument or the Mirador de Colom is dedicated to the famous Spanish explorer Christopher Columbus who discovered America. It was erected in 1888 and is located at the end of La Rambla. There is a viewpoint atop the monument and visitors can ride an elevator to the top. The 360-degree panoramic view of the city is spectacular and one can spot several well-known attractions and buildings. On top of the pillar is a statue of the man himself. It was intended to depict him pointing to the west in the direction of the New World. However it turns out that he is pointing to the east towards his home city of Genoa.

Built as a tribute to the man who discovered America, the Columbus Monument stands high overlooking the beautiful city of Barcelona, attracting hordes of visitors coming here to witness the scene. There are certain Columbus Monument Ticket Prices for entrance which you can avail directly from the premises. The Tickets for Columbus Monument differs for adult and children with a slight concession in the Columbus Monument Ticket Costs for Children. Barcellona Cards holder will not need to buy Columbus Monument Tickets to enter. Visit early to Buy Tickets for Columbus Monument to avoid any hassles. Visit the place and experience the panoramic view of the city.

Columbus Monument Information

  • Last lift ride is 30 minutes before closing time.
  • Wheelchair accessible entrance is located on La Rambla.

Columbus Monument Ticket Prices

  • Children 4-12 yrs: € 3.00
  • Barcelona Card: free admission

How To reach Columbus Monument by Public Transport

  • Metro: L3 Drassanes
  • Bus: 14, 59, 64, 91, 120, D20 and H16

Restaurants Near Columbus Monument

  • La Cava Universal
  • Txikiteo
  • Bosc de les Fades
  • Il Mercante Di Venezia

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Columbus Monument, Barcelona Reviews - Write a Review

  • Definitely recommend the place. The monument offerd a great view from its 62 meters high tower, one could go up for 6 euro or with a discount. The monument itself is a thing of beauty with 8 surrounding lions.

  • Impressive monument between La Rambla and the sea. I love the lions. In a high traffic area (foot and cars). There is an elevator inside to a viewing area.

  • Pretty place, worth a visit. You will not see anything special at the top. So don't waste your time and money. Better take a walk along the seafront.

  • Beautiful harbour. Great views. Nice restaurants and shops. Love walking in area

  • Near beach ..good square ..beautiful architecture ..below monument there is government tourist information center can get free map ticket bus information..employee are very helpful ..they will guide you to create your itarnary.from here 10 mins walk you can get cabin car station to montjuic .take one way ticket ..

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