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Buenos Aires Combo Tour: City Sightseeing Plus Madero Tango Show with Dinner
"Buenos Aires Sightseeing Tour (Morning or afternoon):After pickup from your hotel you'll head to Downtown Buenos Aires where you will see the Plaza de la República which is a square on Avenida 9 de Julio where Obelisco de Buenos Aires is placed (Obelisk of Buenos Aires). Admire this 1936 monument placed to honor the foundation of the city. Then you'll go to Plaza de Mayo which is home to Casa Rosada the official office of the Argentine president. You can take photos here and admire some important surrounding buildings including the Metropolitan Cathedral and city hall. Your tour then takes you to the south part of the city as you reach the o
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Buenos Aires Sightseeing Tour and Navigation by Río de la Plata
"We start the tour in the northern area passing by Retiro Palermo and Recoleta neighborhoods. There may be found huge green areas beautiful and elegant French style mansions and the most sophisticated places which reflect the golden times of the city high society at the end of the XIX century. We continue to Down Town going along the famous July 9th Avenue where we will see the Obelisk. The first free time stop at May Square (Plaza de Mayo) foundation epicenter. Let´s continue to the south San Telmo the neighborhood where Tango was created and then
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Private Tour: Buenos Aires City Tour with Optional Lunch
"Begin your tour with a pick up at your place and preferred time. Some of the points of interest that you will see include the historic Plaza de Mayo (The ""May Square"" has been a hub of political life in Argentina) the famous Casa Rosada (the Pink Presidential Palace is considered one of the most emblematic buildings in Buenos Aires) and the Cathedral of Buenos Aires.See the widest avenue in the world (9 de Julio Avenue) visit the ""Teatro Colón"" (The Buenos Aires Opera House) and photograph the Obelisco (national historic monument and icon of Buenos Aires). You will also visit La Boca neighborhood with its traditional Caminito Street San Martin Square The Recoleta Cemetery the wide Palermo Park and more.Optional lunch will be available at one of the best restaurants of Puerto Madero."
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Obelisco De Buenos Aires

One of the most famous landmarks in Buenos Aires is the Obelisco de Buenos Aires. The Obelisk was constructed in 1936 in commemoration of the 4th centenery of the foundation of the city of Buenos...
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Dec 02, 2016

The Obelisk

The Obelisk is one of the symbols of Buenos Aires, and is located in the Plaza de la Republica downtown (right smack in the middle of Avenida 9 de Julio). You can't miss it! It was built in 1936 and...
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Mar 03, 2016

The Obelisk

The monument stands in the middle of the Plaza de la Republica in the Argentine capital . The obelisk is 67 meters high and its base covers 49 m2 . The monument, designed by the Argentine modernist...
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Jan 21, 2014

Something you could miss

The Obelisco is a national monument of Buenos Aires and it is located on Repubblica square, between avenida Corrientes and avenida 9 de Julio.It was built to commemorate the fourth century since the...
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Apr 28, 2013

Obelisco - soars in center of Buenos Aires

This Washington Monument-like structure soars over the oval "Plaza de la Republica". It was built to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first Spanish settlement on the Rio de Plata in 1936....
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Mar 22, 2013


The 223-foot (68-metre) Obelisco was built to mark four historical events: the first and the final foundation of Buenos Aires; the 1880 declaration of the city as the country's federal capital; and...
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Dec 01, 2012

El Obelisco

This is one of the most well known symbols of Buenos Aires, though for a while the locals didn't like it much. It was erected in 1936 to celebrate the 400 anniversary of the very first founding of the...
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Jul 30, 2012

As Seen In...Egypt, France, USA.....

This Oblelisk was built in 1936 to commerate the 400th anniversary of the founding of Buenos Aires. But for me it served as a point of reference so I wouldn't get lost when I was walking the busy...
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May 24, 2012


Designed after the Washington Monument or ancient Egypt depending upon whom you read, the Obelisco was built in only 31 days in 1936. Unlike the Washington Monument, you can’t go up the Obelisco’s 67...
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Apr 04, 2011

El Obelisco

The Obelisco, located here in the center of Avenida 9 de Julio is an interesting structure. It was designed by an Argentinian architect, Alberto Prebish and was erected in 1936. I read that the...
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Apr 09, 2009


This Oblelisk was built in 1936 to commerate the 400th anniversary of the founding of Buenos Aires. It has come to be the equivalent to Buenos Aires what the Effiel tower is to Paris or Big Ben to...
Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
Jan 30, 2009

El obelisco

El Obelisco is a modern monument placed at the heart of Buenos Aires, Argentina. el obelisco was built in May 1936 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first founding of the city. It is located...
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Jul 31, 2008
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Things to Do Near Obelisco - Obelisk

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Jewish Museum

Across Calle Libertad from the Plaza Lavalle and in between the Teatros Colon and Cervantes, the Templo Libertad dates over a hundred years in age, founded by Argentina’s oldest Jewish community –...
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Calle Florida - Florida Street

We arrived here by subway at about 2 PMand couldn't believe the hourds of peoplewe saw!! Honestly it was the busiest street I've ever seen.We hung on to our bags and joined the throngs.There'sgood...
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Cafe Tortoni

Durante el día es un café donde puedes imaginarte que vas a charlar con Borges , Alfonsina Storni , Quinquela , " Carlos"... , pues aquí es donde ellos se reunían y tenían su tertulia Tomar un café ,...
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Avenida de Mayo

Without a doubt, Avenida de Mayo is certainly Buenos Aires' most beautiful boulevard, lined as it is with shady trees and some of the city's best examples of Art Nouveau and Art Deco buildings....
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Plaza Italia

Plaza Italia is a small square next to Jardin Zoologico, Jardin Botanico and Sociedad Rural Argentina (it houses the annual agriculture fair in July; the rest of the year different shows and...
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Plaza Lavalle

Considering it has been a market square, home to the city's first fun fair, the place the first train journey in the country started from and the site of a revolutionary skirmish, pretty Plaza Lavalle...
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Getting to Obelisco - Obelisk


Av. 9 de Julio s/n, 1043 Buenos Aires


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