- Address: Avenida Corrientes 1066, Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Phone: 54-1143130187
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture
Obelisco - Review
The Obelisco is a well-known landmark of Buenos Aires. It is built at the junction of the Corrientes Avenue and the Avenido 9 de Julio.
The Obelisco commemorated the completion of 400 years of the foundation of the city. Over the decades, the adjoining surroundings of the monument were restored, reconstructed and modified through the Governmental city modification project named the Punto Obelisco. The project introduced an extensive laying of LED lighting and signaling schemes, accompanied by highlighting and illuminating the monument and its premises. The Obelisk has thus been emphasized and decorated making it an exquisite sight at night. The obelisk was originally made of white stone. It was later repainted and is now of a grayish color that was much appreciated by the people. The Obelisk has also been frequently used for the representation of international issues as well as for the celebration of festivals. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Buenos Aires itinerary 7 days.
- The walls of the monument bear numerous inscriptions stating and establishing the various historical laws, amendments, and national and international celebrative occasions. The south facing wall bears an epic sonnet composed by the famous national poet Baldomero Fernandez Moreno.
How To reach Obelisco by Public Transport
- Avenida Corrientes 1066
Restaurants Near Obelisco
- Cafe Tortoni
- Park Tower
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Things to Know Before Visiting Obelisco
63.24% of people who visit Buenos Aires include Obelisco in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
28.28% of people start their Obelisco visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Obelisco
52.15% of people prefer walking in order to reach Obelisco
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This is one of the main Buenos Aires landmark and it is a must! Enjoy the incredible view of 9 of July Ave. (widest in the world) and feel the Argentinian life beat. Amazing location!
Beautiful place to visit. In the centre of the city. Near everything. One of the must visit things in Buenos Aires. The place is fantastic to take pictures. Everything can be visited from here. It id not possible to enter on it, but the place is very centric and cool.
Very energetic place. Lots of traffic movement. Fun to see the city from here. Iconic monument.
It's an obligated stop for tourism. Weekends are the best option to visit the spot, because it's when the city has less traffic around the area.
Check out the beautiful skies behind the Obelisko , no wonder they call it Buenos Aires