Columbus Monument, Barcelona Photos

The Columbus Monument (1888) (60m/197ft) which stands at the port end of La Rambla, was built for Universal Exposition by Rafael Atché and Gaietà Buigas i Monravà.

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Columbus Monument built for Universal Exposition by Rafael Atché. Barcelona, Spain.Details of Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.Statue of Columbus atop his Monument. Barcelona, Spain.Details around top of Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.
Columbus Monument (1888) (60m/197ft) (port end of La Rambla) built for Universal Exposition by Rafael Atché. Barcelona, Spain. Architect: Gaietà Buigas i Monravà.Details of Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.Statue of Columbus atop his Monument. Barcelona, Spain.Details around top of Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.
Winged victories at top of base of Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.Figures of representing realms of Spain plus medallions of people connected with Columbus at base of Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.Columbus Monument base depicting those connected with his discovery. Barcelona, Spain.Figure representing a Spanish realm on Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.
Winged victories at top of base of Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.Figures of representing realms of Spain plus medallions of people connected with Columbus at base of Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.Columbus Monument base depicting those connected with his discovery. Barcelona, Spain.Figure representing a Spanish realm on Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.
Spanish Queen plus details of Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.Captain Pedro Bertran i de Margarit & subservient Indian on Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.Father Bernat de Boïl & kneeling Indian on Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.Lion on Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.
Spanish Queen plus details of Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.Captain Pedro Bertran i de Margarit & subservient Indian on Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.Father Bernat de Boïl & kneeling Indian on Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.Lion on Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.
Plaque of Columbus meeting Queen Isabella upon return from New World on Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.Plaque of Columbus &son asking for food at La Rabida Monastery on Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.Plaque of Columbus sailing from Palos de la Frontera on Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.
Plaque of Columbus meeting Queen Isabella upon return from New World on Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.Plaque of Columbus &son asking for food at La Rabida Monastery on Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.Plaque of Columbus sailing from Palos de la Frontera (Aug. 3, 1492) on Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain.

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