Columbus Circle is a traffic circle and heavily trafficked intersection. It is the point from which all official distances from New York City are measured.
The monument at the center of Columbus Circle was erected as part of New York's 1892 commemoration of the 400th anniversary of Columbus' landing in the Americas. It is a marble statue of Columbus atop a 70-foot granite rostral column decorated with bronze reliefs representing Columbus' ships: the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa María, although actually they are Roman galleys instead of caravels. Its pedestal features an angel holding a globe ( read more )
Columbus Circle address ( Show map )
1 Columbus Circle. New York.New York. United States.
How to get to Columbus Circle ?
Subway: 59 St - Columbus Circle
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