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Obelisco

168 locals recommend ·
About this place
El Obelisco es, en todo el mundo, el mayor emblema de la ciudad y de sus habitantes. Inaugurado en 1936 para recordar el cuarto centenario de la primera fundación de Buenos Aires, es obra del arquitecto Alberto Prebisch.
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Ariana Luz
Ariana Luz
November 15, 2019
Most iconic place in the city
Mariela
Mariela
October 28, 2019
• The Obelisk (Monserrat): The "Obelisco" reminds in each of its faces a historical "porteño" fact: the first foundation, in 1536; the second and definitive, in 1580; the first time the National flag was raised in the city, in 1812 (in the church of San Nicolás, which was raised…
Matias
Matias
October 11, 2019
The main icon in the city
Matias
Matias
October 01, 2019
The iconic and imposing Obelisco de Buenos Aires stands at the intersection of two of the city’s most important streets: Avenida 9 de Julio and Avenida Corrientes. The former is often credited as being the widest street in the world, with an incredible 16 lanes at some points, while the latter…
Andrea
Andrea
August 15, 2019
If you are visiting Buenos Aires you need to check out this monument, strategically located at the intersection of two of the most important avenues: 9th of July, among the widest in the world, and Av. Corrientes, one of the main cultural points of the city.

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Location
s/n Av. 9 de Julio
San Nicolas, CABA C1043
San Nicolás
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 8:00 AM
Credit Cards
No
Wifi
Free
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