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Avenida 9 de Julio s/n | Plaza de la Republica, Buenos Aires C1073ABA, Argentina
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Love the area of this monument. Feels like the heartbeat of this amazing city. We’re lucky enough to experience the Boca Junior fans celebrating there run to the Copa Liberitores final, fantastic

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jadskee
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of the must see landmarks in the city. Although it's nothing special, it is worth seeing to appreciate the surroundings.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MissHolders
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Obelisk of Buenos Aires is located in the Plaza de la República and was erected in 1936 to commemorate the quadricentennial of the first foundation of the city. Throughout its history, the monument has suffered vandalism and after a comprehensive restoration of 2005 is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not sth special but I was too lucky to be there at the opening ceremony of the Youth Olympic Games 2018. It was used for wall mapping projection a great experience...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lawyer933
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice especially inte eveining when is colored and is really a nice view. Just 5 minutes are need, the time for a picture.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Nothing special to see. There is a line of tourists to make the Photo. Much more things to see in the Avenue surrounding it

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Leandro L
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Not very tall (les than 70 m high), but maybe the best known monument in Argentina. The locals are extremely proud of it, standing in the middle of 9 de Julio Avenue. But my guide told me that the same locals wanted to demolish the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

The Obelisco de Buenos Aires indeed is iconic, a historical and political symbol, located in the Plaza de la Republica intersecting with the 9 de Julio Avenue. This extraordinary monument is a must see for a closer look at the inscription and the centerpiece of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Wouldn't go out of my way, but good photo ops with the big BA sign in front of it and on the widest Avenue in the world. If you are near check it out.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

You can pass here and take a photo. Nothing else really going on at this site but it’s near other things

Date of experience: October 2018
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