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Obelisco
141 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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Location
s/n Av. 9 de Julio
San Nicolas, CABA C1043
San Nicolás, San Nicolas
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Monday 8:00 AM
Credit Cards
No
Wi-Fi
Free
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Tips from locals
Dominique
Dominique
February 03, 2019
You'll see this monument many times from the taxi window. The 9 de Julio Avenue is beautiful at night when all of the monuments are lit with colored lights.
Tomas
Tomas
January 26, 2019
Is the first city emblema of Buenos Aires.
Ana Maria
Ana Maria
July 27, 2018
El Obelisco is a much-loved attraction that stands 68 meters (223 feet) high over the city. It was built in 1936 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the founding of the city, naming the city as the national capital and as the site where the Argentinean flag first flew. The flag actually first…
Patricio
Patricio
December 17, 2017
The Obelisco de Buenos Aires (Obelisk of Buenos Aires) is a national historic monument and icon of Buenos Aires. Located in the Plaza de la República in the intersection of avenues Corrientes and 9 de Julio, it was erected in 1936 to commemorate the fourth centenary of the first foundation of the…
Juan
Juan
December 12, 2017
The Obelisco de Buenos Aires (Obelisk of Buenos Aires) is a national historic monument and icon of Buenos Aires. Located in the Plaza de la República in the intersection of avenues Corrientes and 9 de Julio, it was erected in 1936 to commemorate the fourth centenary of the first foundation of the…