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El Pensador, Buenos Aires

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Monument Tourist Spot
One of the most famous and recognizable sculptures in the world, El Pensador ranks as a must-see for those interested in history and philosophy. This is one of eight originals cast from the mold by French sculptor Auguste Rodin. Stand under the looming pensive figure and try to read his mind. At the heart of a pristine and lush park overlooking the local congress building, the statue's location ensures you have some accompanying activities to combine with your visit. Use our Buenos Aires trip itinerary builder to visit El Pensador on your trip to Buenos Aires, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Nice statue near the Congress Building. One of many designed by Rodin. In a City that seems populated by monuments and statues, El Pensador can be easily overlooked unless you are at the Congress Buil...  more »
  • This sculpture is one of many Rodin's "Thinker" right on front of the Congress building, if you are in the area don't miss this beautiful piece of art!  more »
  • It's a nice statue in a nice park. A bit dwarfed by Congresso. If you're in the neighborhood take a look.  more »
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  • Beautiful and wonderful! It's not a copy but an original made original cast of August Rodin. Unmissable!!
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  • Ample green space in the Centre of Buenos Aires
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  • Spectacular reproduction of the thinker
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  • It is not a reproduction of the original "the thinker". Statues both share the same mold made by Rodin. A beauty in the middle of the two congresses square.
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  • It is incredible that we have similar work by Rodin and no one has any idea
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