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Barcelona — Columbus Monument

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Barcelona - Columbus MonumentOn the waterfront of Barcelona, ​​nA square Portal de la Pau ("The Gate of the World"), stands a monument to Christopher Columbus. The monument was erected to the first World's Fair held in Barcelona in 1888gg The statue itself is made of bronze and is not too high (8 m), but a 60-meter stone pedestal monument does look like a lighthouse. His poyavleniem Barcelona Architects must Buigasu and-Montrava, implement the original project did not in 1886. Bronzovaya statue of Columbus pointing to the sea, made ​​by Rafael Arce.

Inside the tower is a metal elevator, pomoschyu is easy to climb to the observation deck to see the city from a bird's eye view.

Other attractions of Barcelona:

Catedral de Barcelona
Sagrada Familia
Castillo de Monjuic
Las Ramblas
Museu Nacional d’art de Catalunya
Iglesia Santa Maria del Mar
Palacio Guell
Palacio de la Generalidad de Cataluna
Columbus Monument
Parque Guell
Font Magica
Iglesia del Sagrado Corazon
Basilica de la Merced
Palau de la Musica Catalana
The Royal Palace of Pedralbes
The Picasso Museum
Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, MACBA
Parc de la Ciutadella
Museu Futbol Club Barcelona President Nunes