Columbus MonumentCurrently Open [Closes at 08:30 pm]
- Address: Plaza Portal de la Pau, s/n, 08001 Barcelona, Spain.
- Timings: 08:30 am - 08:30 pm Details
- Ticket Price: 6 EUR
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Historical Site, Monument, Family And Kids, Architecture
Columbus Monument - Review
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
- Bosc de les Fades
- Il Mercante Di Venezia
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Things to Know Before Visiting Columbus Monument
17.12% of people who visit Barcelona include Columbus Monument in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
32.08% of people start their Columbus Monument visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Columbus Monument
58.33% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Columbus Monument
Columbus Monument Trips
Columbus Monument, Barcelona Reviews
Insider Tipp: Go inside the statue and up with the elevator (60m). It's tiny up there but almost nobody knows this, so you can enjoy a very good view above Barcelona and take some pictures of the Marina and downtown. Only two persons can fit in the elevator at one time and children below 16 must be supervised by an adult. Children below 6 can't go up.
From 60 metres above ground, you are able to get a 360 degree view of the entire city center, giving you the possibility to take amazing pictures. An elevator takes you to the top and back down. There's also a wine bar downstairs, in case you wish to have a drink afterwards.
Nice place.. not so much to do nearby. only to eat or drink something. for visiting something else you have to walk about 5 to 10 minutes.
Excellent opportunity to view Barcelona from a height- lift attendant very friendly and outlined location of specific buildings. Very reasonably priced and well worth a visit maybe not if you have problems with heights
Very wonderful place close to the beach... There you can discover the beautiful face Barcelona The port the headquarters the aquarium and many other interesting moments of Barcelona. Never forget the Rambla there it is also amazing the same as the one in the city centre.