Is there a statue of Christopher Columbus in Plaça Catalunya?
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People also ask, why is there a statue of Christopher Columbus in Barcelona?
The monument serves as a reminder that Barcelona is where Christopher Columbus reported to Queen Isabella and Ferdinand after Columbus' most famous trip. As it was sited, instead of pointing to the west towards the New World, the statue points east towards Columbus's supposed home city of Genoa.
Similarly, when was the Columbus statue built? The Christopher Columbus Monument was built in 1888 in honor of the renowned explorer and discoverer of America.
Simply so, whose statue looks over the sea at the end of Las Ramblas?
The Columbus Monument
Where is the statue of Christopher Columbus in Puerto Rico?