Plaza Colon, Madrid

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Plaza Colon commemorates the explorer Christopher Columbus and his voyage to the Americas. Spend time admiring the monuments dedicated to the traveler. There is a statue of Columbus, a large fountain, and a large modern concrete sculpture decorated with quotes by philosophers and noted Spaniards. Stroll through the plaza’s gardens and stop to watch the world go by. Take a photo in front of the massive Spanish flag for a great memento of your trip. Plan to visit Plaza Colon and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Madrid attractions using our Madrid sightseeing planner.
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  • The Spain flag always lovely here Good for a picture Also can walk in the serrano street A words for colon the América ‘a discoverer  more »
  • A grand open space in the middle of Madrid, the Plaza de Colón honors Christopher Columbus and offers grand views and pleasant strolling spaces. During our visit, we enjoyed a temporary...  more »

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