Don Quijote Monument, Buenos Aires

(1.6/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web)
Literary fans should not miss Don Quijote Monument, a curiosity at the heart of the city representing one of world literature's most beloved characters. The monument depicts Cervantes' hero astride his horse, leaping out of a large, jagged rock. Take care as you approach, as you'll have to negotiate a chaotically busy intersection. Combine your trip with other attractions nearby. Put Don Quijote Monument into our Buenos Aires vacation builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Buenos Aires.
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  • This monument located at the intersection of the avenues of May and 9 July is as fantastic as the own character which illustrates. You must use a little imagination, but his originality is beyond doubt. Don Quixote is portrayed riding on Rocinante, but not as in the Plaza of Spain in Madrid, but as an appearance from nowhere, and only sees a part of the figures, giving it more drama to the scene that one imagines loading against the windmills. It is somewhat paradoxical to find this effigy in the middle of a dense and urban transit in which the character created by Cervantes is more absurd and anachronistic. Very beautiful monument, must see it walk for 9 de Julio.
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  • This monument is located in a small square on Avenida de Mayo and 9 de Julio Avenue. It was inaugurated in the year 1980 to mark 400 years of the founding of the city of Buenos Aires and was a gift from the Spanish Government. It is a simple monument which has a white base from which emerges Don Quixote and part of his horse Rocinante. Currently the monument was refurbished and surrounded with bars. In my opinion it is not very attractive and not, worth a visit it unless it is circulating in the area where there are other more interesting attractions.
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  • Beautiful monument at the crossroads two emblematic avenues in Buenos Aires. It is worth pausing for a moment.
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