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Away Travel Expert: Christine Loomis
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  • Built in 1926, the Column is Astoria's most visible landmark. It stands 125 feet tall atop the city's highest hill and looks out over coastal forests, mountains, rivers, the bay, and the Pacific.
  • If you're headed to the top (and you most definitely should), you'll be climbing 164 steps up—and down.
If you've been to Rome, the gigantic structure might look familiar. It's patterned after Trajan's Column. The column's friezes, created using sgraffito (scratched) technique, tell a pictorial story of the Northwest, from the 1972 "discovery" of the

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One Coxcomb Drive
Astoria, Oregon 97103
Parking: 9a-dusk

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: +1 503 325 2963
Neighborhood: Oregon Coast
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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