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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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  • This palm tree lined avenue is particularly nice if you ride in a cycle rickshaw, sit back, enjoy the scenery and use it as a photo op. It only cost me 10 euros to take the cycle rickshaw to the trans...  more »
  • Very long street. Suitable for walks at any time of the day. Along the street there are a lot of shops with souvenirs
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  • Passage de Colom begins at Las Ramblas and runs east to the El Born neighborhood. Picturesque buildings and views of the sea make this area interesting. Palm trees are used along the boulevard