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Monumento a Colon

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Standing Tall

I must admit that I am rather surprised by the somewhat dismissive attitude of some of the... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Bruce W
Mijas, Spain
Huge Monument easy to drive by

This is a drive by site as not overly noteworthy as a destination. We were able to see it well... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Teresa H
Texada Island, Canada
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19 Sep 2018
“Standing Tall”
24 Apr 2018
“Huge Monument easy to drive by”
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

I must admit that I am rather surprised by the somewhat dismissive attitude of some of the reviewers of this attraction, but, we are all entitled to our opinions, even if they are not coincident. Around the Punta de Sebo, where the rivers Tinto and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 24 April 2018

This is a drive by site as not overly noteworthy as a destination. We were able to see it well from the bridge across the river on our way to the Columbus museum. We did not stop.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This monument is massive but rather austere. There is parking available and locals use the area for fishing. We stopped here on our way to the nearby Monasterio La Rabida, where Columbus stayed. The base has carvings depict cultures of the New World. Not worth...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Keith70
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This monument was a gift from the United States to Spain and was completed in 1929. It was the design of American sculptress Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and was constructed by another American F.J. McAuliffe. It does not depict Columbus but rather a Franciscan friar from...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank CFofLL
Reviewed 7 May 2016

very disappointed with this as it is big but nothing much to look at seeing as it is such an important place.

Date of experience: May 2016
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