Columbus Monuments Pages

Uruguay
Durazno

Plaza Independencia

Monumento a Colón

Columbus Monument


1892

Durazno /  Monumento a Colón

Description

Column with a globe on the top.

Inscription(s)

el
durazno
a
cristobal colon
1892

Annotation

The monument was erected at the occasion of the 4th centenary of the discovery, on the initiative of Spanish and Italian immigrants. It is the first monument for Columbus in Uruguay. In the interior of the globe are some documents for 100 years. The sphere was opened in 1992.

Sources & Information

Tags

Location S 33°22'49" W 56°31'20"

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