CHRISTOPER  COLUMBUS THE NAVIGATOR , EXPLORER  , AND COLONIZER . AN ITALIAN AND CITIZEN OF REPUBLIC OF GENOA . AS YOU CAN SEE IS FINGER THAT IS POINTING TO THE NEW WORLD . BUT SOME PEOPLE SAYS HE IS POINTING ON IS COUNTRY OF GENOA  .THE MONUMENT STAND ON SIXTY METER HIGH PEDESTAL . AND IT WAS CONSTRUCTED ON 1888 FOR THE UNIVERSAL EXPOSITION  IN BARCELONA . IN HONOR FOR IS FIRST TRIP IN AMERICA .AFTER IS FIRST TRIP IN AMERICA ON THIS SITE WHERE HE REPORTED TO KING FERDINAND AND QUEEN ISABELA .THE MONUMENT IS LOCATED AT THE END OF THE LA RAMBLA STREET . WHICH IT IS A VERY POPULAR PLACE FOR TOURIST TO WALK AROUND AND FOR DINING TOO. THE WOMEN ON THE BOTTOM OF THE PEDESTAL DOMINATES THE SITTING POSITION  SHOWING THEIR SUPPORT .THE FOUR CORNER SHOWING THE FOUR SUCCESSFUL VOYAGE HE MADE BACK AND FORTH IN AMERICA .AND THIS ONE TOO, SHOWING THE POWER  OF SUPPORT OF THE WOMEN DURING THAT TIME . AND IT TOOK SIX YEARS TO COMPLETED THIS MONUMENT  . 

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