Columbus Circle Fountain
Columbus Circle Fountain - United States
Columbus Circle Fountain is located in Columbus Circle,New York.
Columbus Circle Fountain monument was established on 1892.
Primary threats to Columbus Circle Fountain :
The Italian mariner and navigator, is credited as the first European to sail across the Atlantic Ocean and with the discovery of the American continent.
Historical facts of Columbus Circle Fountain :
Situated in the center of the Columbus Circle, at to the southwest perimeter of the Central Park is a magnificent towering marble statue of the Christopher Columbus. The Italian mariner and navigator, is credited as the first European to sail across to the Atlantic Ocean and with the discovery of the American continent. He stands atop the monument on a 70-foot granite column with bronze reliefs. The three ships are to be depicted on the column represent the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria, the ships he sailed in 1492. At it is based on it is a fountain with an angel holding a globe. Four hundred years later, to commemorate his voyage, this statue of Columbus was unveiled and presented by Italy to the United States.