A monument is a stone erected to commemorate a deceased person or event or a monument to celebrate victory in war.
Spanish Style Monument
Barcelona, Spain, has been listed as one of the world's ten most beautiful cities, a trip to Barcelona is early in the plan, this Mediterranean cruise ship's fourth stop just choose here, have the honor to witness the magnificent style of the international metropolis.Barcelona is Spain's second largest city, the capital of Catalonia autonomous region, on the charming scenery of the Mediterranean Sea, known as the "pearl of the Iberian peninsula," said.With its blue sea, tranquil harbors, golden beaches, dark green palms and mild climate, Barcelona's natural environment is intoxicating.As a world famous cultural and historical city, the scenic spots and historic sites are all over the city.The cruise ship docked in Barcelona for one day, so short time, can only visit a corner of Barcelona, it seems that the next time must be a special trip here.Take the bus provided by the cruise ship from the dock to the city, the first sight of the 60 meters high Columbus monument, Italian navigator Columbus standing on the top of the monument, finger with the sea and the distance.The central part of the monument is surrounded by five flying statue of liberty, and the lower part is the statue of Spanish king and queen who supported Columbus's voyage. Around the base, there are eight huge black lions.When Columbus first set sail in 1492, he returned triumphantly to Barcelona, Spain, where he officially declared his discovery.Built in 1888, the Columbus monument is one of the landmarks of Barcelona.
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