Plaza Colon

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  • Address: Plaza de Colón, s/n, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +34-915881000
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Memorial, Square, Family And Kids, Architecture

Plaza Colon - Review

The Plaza Colon or Plaza de Colon is a memorial built in the honour of the great discoverer Christopher Columbus. It is a highly visited venue in Madrid and the building and the fountain it bears together are an international signature landmark for Madrid. The Plaza is square in its distributional shape. The enclosure is bounded on one side by the Mall named Paseo de la Castellana.

This zone of the Plaza de Colon bears the statue of Christopher Columbus standing upon a pinnacle, and pointing to the west. The Plaza de Colon is bound by the Serrano Street on the other side. The monument erected upon the Serrano side consists of large engravings and sculptures created by the artist Joaquin Vaquero Turcios. The monument also exhibits the usage of concrete blocks adorned with heritage engravings.

Plaza Colon Information

  • The enclosure of the Plaza de Colon also includes numerous gardens named as the Jardines del Descubrimiento. The base of the statue of Columbus is adorned with a luxurious fountain.

How To reach Plaza Colon by Public Transport

  • Calle del Marques

Restaurants Near Plaza Colon

  • Casa Manolo
  • El Abate de Pitanzas
  • Galette II

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  • Plaza Colon Address: Plaza de Colón, s/n, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Plaza Colon Contact Number: +34-915881000
  • Plaza Colon Timing: 24-hrs
  • Plaza Colon Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Plaza Colon(preferred time): 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Plaza Colon: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 23.59% of people who visit Madrid include Plaza Colon in their plan

  • 28.35% of people start their Plaza Colon visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Plaza Colon

Monday, Friday and Saturday

81.02% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Plaza Colon

People normally club together Parque Del Retiro and Alcalá Gate while planning their visit to Plaza Colon.

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  • One of the most iconic place in Madrid. Nice atmosphere, lots of great stores, restaurants and bars nearby. Also history museum is on a walking distance. You can just sit and enjoy the lovely sunny weather while having a coffee and listen passionate Spanish music.

  • Nice park in modern city, a different in style from Retiro. It's very beautify appointed.

  • Amazing!! You can see a Spain flag really tall and big.

  • Great little plaza, loved the 3 symbolic stone structures in memory of the 3 original ships that sailed to American continent. Columbus column a fitting statue, finally the biggest flag I've seen for a long time, wonderful and tied in with the feel of the plaza.

  • The Location is Excellent, né ar of bars,restaurants and museums. It,'s related the Cristóvão Colombo expeditions

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