The Obelisco 3.7 rating


The Obelisco looks suspiciously like the Washington Monument. From its base is a good vantage point for Avenida 9 de Julio, which at 22 total lanes is the widest street in the Americas.



About The Obelisco

 Avenida Corrientes, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

 +54 11 4326-0909

The Obelisco and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Palacio Barolo

Palacio Barolo(0.8 km)
Don't miss this architectural gem in Buenos Aires, designed in accordance with the cosmology of the Divine Comedy.

The Port

The Port(1.7 km)
The Port - one of the defining images of BA is the brightly coloured houses clustered by the port / river.

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes(2.4 km)
A top notch museum some well known impressionists are represented, including some wonderful Degas ballerinas.

French Embassy Palace

French Embassy Palace(1.4 km)
One of the most beautiful buildings in Buenos Aires.

Florida Pedestrian Mall

Florida Pedestrian Mall(0.7 km)
Florida pedestrian mall is good for shopping and also for watching the street tango dancers and other performers.

Centro Cultural Recoleta

Centro Cultural Recoleta(2.2 km)
Exhibition and cultural events centre.

Torre Monumental

Torre Monumental(1.5 km)
Clock tower gifted by the local British community in commemoration of the centennial of the May Revolution of 1810.


Skyline(2 km)
Great views of the new skyline at night.

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