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Passeig del Colom, Barcelona

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Passeig de Colom is the name of a wide avenue lined with palm trees in the city of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain in the Ciutat Vella district.HistoryThe street runs eastwards from the Columbus monument to the Central Post Office and was constructed from 1878 onwards when the former sea wall was demolished.ArchitectureBuildings of interestAt number 6 Passeig de Colom is the House of Cervantes, where the famous writer Miguel de Cervantes lodged during his stay in Barcelona. The building dates from the 16th century. In the adjacent square, dedicated to the businessman Antonio López y López, you can find the Central Post Office which was designed by the architects Goda and Torray (1914). Inside the building there are paintings by Francesc Galí and Josep Obiols which decorate main hall.
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  • A very nice boulevard starting at Colom monument(Columbus column) and continuing along the seashore.A lot of palm trees on the sides. 
  • This walk connects Las Ramblas to El Born and further on then you can get to Barcelonetta. It's very open and sunny with a bit of a view of the marina. There are a number of connecting walkways to the...  read more »
  • Lovely, large boulevard area around the Columbus Monument. Linking Las Ramblas to the port area, particularly Port Vell, this is a beautiful area to stroll around - very pleasant and worth visiting. 
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