"El Obelisco" Obelisco - Obelisk Tip by Maggies

Obelisco - Obelisk, Buenos Aires: 52 reviews and 69 photos

  El Obelisco
by Maggies

It was raised in 1936 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Bs As first foundation. 3 years later the city council decided to tear it down but as we see it's still here, luckily.
El Obelisco made of the reinforced concrete is 70 meters high and is situated in the middle of huge Avenida 9 de Julio.

Address: Av. 9 de Julio s/n, 1043 Buenos Aires
Directions: 9 de Julio & Corrientes Av.
Website: http://www.turismo.buenosaires.gob.ar/es/atractivo/obelisco

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 11, 2005
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