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Reviewed 1 week ago

While the Obelisco has a long political history as a meeting place for the people of Buenos Aires as a tourist we found it a great place to use as a locater when we were confused as to where we were! We used its locaiton...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MartinG9833
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was hard to get excited about this attraction as it is only a large “needle” sitting in the middle of the widest avenue in the world! Anywhere else and you would not think twice about missing it!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 31 August 2019

This is one of the most recognised structures in all of BA and it sits towering at the centre of Avenida nueve de Julio which is considered the biggest avenue in the world. As most buildings around this part of town is not more than...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RaktimRay
Reviewed 24 August 2019

All touristy articles about Buenos Aires feature a picture of the obelisk. It has forced itself into being the essential landmark that is distinctly Buenos Aires. Erected in the 1930s is inscribed at its base to commemorate the the quadricentennial of the first foundation of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 11 August 2019

This is an iconic landmark in the heart of Buenos Aires. It is on a wide avenue, which seems to have multiple names. Most beautiful at night when lit up.

Date of experience: June 2019
36  Thank InnaYYZ
Reviewed 6 August 2019

Walking around downtown and coming right to it, its tall its white its awesome, well worth seeing in person, Oh yes you can go inside and to the top but I think you have to take stairs--we did not not know this could be done...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 213deant
Reviewed 23 July 2019

It's the centre of the city and a famous spot for tourists. Such beautiful photos can be taken at both day and night. This is a must for every tourist that comes to Buenos Aires in my opinion.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank milagomez
Reviewed 4 May 2019 via mobile

Its very famous and centre of City, Situated in middle of city nearby 8 lane road in each side, easily visible from 6-7 km from any direction. Very near to Moreno

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 May 2019 via mobile

Cool place to walk around. There is a code shop close by that has live tango songs performed by two young man very nice ! They were so genuine in the interpretation :).

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 April 2019 via mobile

The obelisk is located in the Plaza de la Republica which seems to be the point at which numerous streets meet. It is a national landmark, built in 1936 to commemorate the 400th year anniversary of the city. It is 221 feet tall so can...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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