Something interesting standing firm in the middle of a busy street. Got down took some photos. Quite tall and impressive. Something to see when here
About El Obelisco
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One would not miss it while in Buenos Aires. It serves as an anchor point from far but when you are near it, you would think oh ok that’s it. I am not belittling the significance of this important monument. Just that it’s a vertical...More
Not a lot to say about this monument (obelisk) one of the many monuments around Bueno Aires being situated in the centre of Ave 9 de Juilo you risk life and limb getting up close with the mad rush of traffic all around you.
Whether you take a guided tour or walk the streets yourself eventually you'll run into it. People often give you directions based on the Obelisco. It's a great meeting point. In front you also have the famous BA plant sign in front of it. The...More
There is not a lot you can say about this almost 70 metre tall obelisk which is located in the middle of one section of the Ave 9 de Julio. We were staying at a hotel nearby in Ave Corrientes, one of the cross streets...More
It's the landmark of Buenos Aires. It was constructed for the Buenos Aires foundation's fourth centenary (1936) and is almost 70 meters high. Located at the crossing of 9 de Julio avenue and Corrientes avenue.
Yes my friends, it's just an obelisk. It's fairly big...though not Washington Monument big...but it's right in the heart of the busiest intersection of the widest avenue on earth...a true landmark. At night, it's like a beacon directing you to the Ave. Corrientes...one of the...More