Full shot view of Christopher Columbus Statue in Parque Colón, taken from the street with plaque visible

Columbus Monument in Buenos Aires


By Contested Histories Initiative

The Monument to Christopher Columbus has caused great controversy as part of the heritage and historical memory of Argentina. Opinions were divided between his legacy as a discoverer of the ‘New World’ or as a ‘perpetrator of genocide.’ After several legal disputes, the monument is now located on the coast… Read More