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Christopher Columbus Statue

Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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Christopher Columbus Statue at Mayaguez Town Square

A bit taller than life size statue of Christopher Columbus atop a concrete base and nice water... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
mreyesr
via mobile
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A place with good access, quiet and very suitable for the whole family. It continually has artistic... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2016
Gilberto R
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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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Find the great explorer in Plaza Colon gazing out at sea.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“town square” (2 reviews)
“coffee shop” (2 reviews)
“puerto rico” (3 reviews)
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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

A bit taller than life size statue of Christopher Columbus atop a concrete base and nice water fountain. Flanked on North and South ends buy City Hall office housing Mayor's office and by the Catholic Cathedral. The town square itself is a relaxing place with...More

Thank mreyesr
Reviewed 21 December 2016

A place with good access, quiet and very suitable for the whole family. It continually has artistic attractions throughout the year.

Thank Gilberto R
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

The weather was fantastic when we went to Barcelona in early December so we decided to take a visit to the Columbus Statue. The visit to the top of the statue is accessed by a lift and it will cost you €8 per person but...More

Thank williamkellett
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My family is from there and go back 400 years,but I will never go back,the people are rude,its not safe if you donot know spanish .

Thank Ralph n
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a really good place to visit with children. it have a lot of open space for kids to run around and see the statue. there is also a coffee shop in the place where you can order sandwiches and snacks to eat while...More

Thank Gerardo I
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Honestly, looks like any other statue in the "new world". It's in good condition. The plaza it's in is so sketchy, I wouldn't spend too much time hanging around there.

Thank Jeanette C
Reviewed 25 April 2016

It is in the middle of the Town square. It is well maintened and you could visit the town hall and cathedral ( catholic).

Thank Raul R
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This statue stands high in the middle of the Plaza. The fountain has color lights creating rainbows on the water when it shoots up. Beautiful!

Thank emelinammr
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Came across this statue on are way to Castillo San Cristobal. After spending two weeks in the Caribbean, you find out the real truth behind Christopher Columbus and what was supposedly done in the name of Christ. I personally think its a tragedy to now...More

Thank OneHappyCouple2007
Reviewed 27 January 2016

This statue is set in the middle of Colon Plaza in Mayaguez. There are many statues dedicated to Christopher Columbus in Puerto Rico. The mix of marble and bronze are beautiful. As we look back on history, we find that Columbus was an unsavory character,...More

Thank Jason K
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