Mirador de Colom, Barcelona

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One of Barcelona’s iconic landmarks and a favorite perch of pigeons, the 60 m (197 ft) Mirador de Colom points proudly across the sea. Built in 1888 to commemorate Columbus reporting his first journey to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, the monument features a bronze statue standing atop a Corinthian column. Although many like to think that Columbus is pointing toward the New World that he was credited with discovering, the statue is, in fact, aiming his finger toward Algeria. Plan to visit Mirador de Colom and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Barcelona attractions using our Barcelona vacation planning website .
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  • Quite an intimidating stair of the absolutely fantastic Christopher Columbus. It is bigger than you think.  more »
  • Location: South of Las Ramblas, you can't miss it. Price: 6E for adults. The price gives you access to a lift, which takes you straight up to the dome. It's not a huge dome but gives you a...  more »
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  • This place is hidden and not everyone thinks about getting there when they are planning to visit the city. However y a 360 degree view of Barcelona. One of my favourite place to see the skyline of the city!
  • We like the place. We have been several times. Good shops n places to eat . We like to generally observe the people and surroundings. Interesting.
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