Obelisco de Buenos Aires

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General Information

The Obelisco de Buenos Aires is a national historic monument of Argentina that is situated in its capital city Buenos Aires. It was erected in 1936 to celebrate the city’s 400th anniversary. The obelisk was designed by architect Alberto Prebisch, it stands at a height of 67.5 metres and was created with concrete and Olaen white stone. The obelisk has four windows near its top that can only be accessed by a staircase on the inside. It is an iconic symbol of Buenos Aires and Argentina.

Getting there

Take the D line on the metro system to ‘9 de Julio’ or the C line to ‘Diagonal Norte’, both stops are situated close to the monument. The 9A, 9B, 67A and 67B buses all stop close by to the monument.

Opening Times and Admission

The monument is not open to the public, however, you can view the monument from the outside at any time of any day for free.

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