Statue of Christopher Columbus (Lima)

A 10-feet-high statue of Christopher Columbus is located in Alameda de Acho, Lima, Peru. It was erected on 4 August 1860 by Spanish sculptor Paz-Soldán. The statue was originally sited on the Avenida 9 de Diciembre (Paseo Colón), but by the 1940s it had been moved to its current location.[1] It underwent renovation in 2020.[2]

Statue of Christopher Columbus
2017 Lima - Estatua de Cristóbal Colónm en el Paseo Colón.jpg
Artistsculptor Paz-Soldán
Completion date4 August 1860
MediumSculpture
SubjectChristopher Columbus
LocationLima, Peru

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Inauguración de la estatua de Colón" (in Spanish). El Comercio. July 23, 2021. Retrieved January 29, 2022.
  2. ^ Municipalidad de Lima inicia restauración del monumento a Cristóbal Colón