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He greets Rail Travellers

Right by the Piazza Principe Railway Station, an impressive tribute to the City’s most famous son... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
jandlUk
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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...and: There he is!

...being all christopher and columbusy It is a nice statue - would make a good place to meet... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Suz S
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Right by the Piazza Principe Railway Station, an impressive tribute to the City’s most famous son. Seen by every commuter and on a very busy traffic intersection. Good photo opportunity, but not worth a special visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Columbus monument in Genoa was erected in 1862 after the death of the author-sculptor Lorenzo Bartolini. Columbus stands on a pedestal where are seated statues, representing Piety, Science, Constancy and Prudence. Four bass-reliefs are between them: Columbus before the Council of Salamanca. Columbus erecting a cross on the first land discovered. Reception of Columbus at Barcelona, by the Kings of Spain on his return from the first voyage. Columbus in chains, returning to Spain. The pathetic inscription is located in the center of the pedestal: A CRISTOFORO COLOMBO LA PATRIA ("to Christopher Columbus, the Fatherland"). In General, the monument looks heavyweight and too pathos.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank VadimM67
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

...being all christopher and columbusy It is a nice statue -
would make a good place to meet someone feels penned in by its surroundings and roadways.
Hard to miss!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Suz S
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Located outside the railroad station it is an impressive statue but does not need more than a minute of your time. Watch out for the aggressive drivers and motorcyclists circling the statue.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

The monument is located near the bus station, outside of the Piazza Principe Railway station. If go up from the monument, you can reach Castello D'Albertis; if go down, there is the sea; if follow the road straight down, you will see some other places like Cattedrale di San Lorenzo.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Volcanos
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