Monumento De Cristobal Colon

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  • Address: Plaza de Colon, Calle de Génova, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:20 Mins
  • Tags: Outdoors, Monument, Statue, Family And Kids

Monumento De Cristobal Colon - Review

Made by Arturo Mélida and Jeronimo Suñol, the Monumento de Cristobal Colon was erected in the 1880’s to commemorate the anniversary of the return of Christopher Columbus from his first voyage.

The tall pedestal that elevates the statue to a staggering height of 17 metres is designed in Elizabethan Gothic and consist of four parts- the base, the cube, an ochavado and the pillar.

The statue of Columbus carrying a flag of Castile is 3 meters high. A globe near the foot of Columbus with a sailing rope around the glove depicts his seaward journey. The intricate art-work that is shown on the pedestal itself, is rather stunning and is the highlight of the monument.

How To reach Monumento De Cristobal Colon by Public Transport

  • By Metro/ Subway: Colon
  • By Bus: Genova - Pza. de Colon
  • By Taxi
  • By renting a Car/Bike

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TripHobo Highlights for Monumento De Cristobal Colon

  • Monumento De Cristobal Colon Address: Plaza de Colon, Calle de Génova, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Monumento De Cristobal Colon Timing: 24-hrs
  • Monumento De Cristobal Colon Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Monumento De Cristobal Colon(preferred time): 08:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Monumento De Cristobal Colon: 00:20 Mins
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Things to Know Before Visiting Monumento De Cristobal Colon

  • 0.07% of people who visit Madrid include Monumento De Cristobal Colon in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Monumento De Cristobal Colon visit around 08 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Monumento De Cristobal Colon


95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Monumento De Cristobal Colon

People normally club together Iglesia De San Isidro and Plaza Dos De Mayo while planning their visit to Monumento De Cristobal Colon.

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