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“Look at the picture, this is all you get.”

Obelisk of Sao Paulo
Ranked #125 of 731 things to do in Sao Paulo
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Hong Kong, China
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64 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Look at the picture, this is all you get.”
Reviewed 5 April 2013

There is not much to say about this monument. It is tall and might help some people to orientate themselves better in the area.

Visited October 2012
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San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 404 helpful votes
“Just an iconic symbol”
Reviewed 2 November 2012

In my opinion, although the Obelisk is an important landmark in the city, it does not justify a visit on its own. However, it is easily spotted if you visit Ibirapuera Park.

But it is nice to see an Obelisk, wherever you are. Isn’t it?

Visited January 2012
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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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3 reviews
“Iconic Symbol”
Reviewed 25 July 2012

The Obelisk is an important landmark of São Paulo,but does not warrant a visit on its own. If you go to Ibirapuera Park you will see it and by right by it. There is a masoleum below it - but you can't go in unless you are family.

Visited July 2012
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Sao Paulo, SP
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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Just that”
Reviewed 28 June 2012

A lot of grass and the landmark. You can drive by it.

Visited June 2012
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Sao Paulo, SP
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224 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Drive around it, at night...”
Reviewed 27 May 2012

It is a scenic point of interest near Ibirapuera Park. Iluminated duringbthe night it resembles the monument on 9 of July Ave in Buenks Aires, and the other in Washington, DC. Used to have a museum below it in honor of some SP revolution heroes. I don't know if it is still open but the best way to enjoy it is driving around it during the night!

Visited March 2012
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