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El Pensador, Buenos Aires

(3.7/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web)
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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  • It is a work magnificent follows waking me pride and admiration despite being I a mere resident of the area, by the way that reflective and thinking "the thinker" attitude should be imitated by the political leadership that governs the city and is an accomplice to the gradual degradation of this beautiful neighborhood for years making turn a blind eye to the mafias that operate in the area and the advance of the slums in lathe monuments and squares, a neighborhood with enormous potential today untapped.
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  • It is located at Congress square, is a statue of Rodin, very famous, don't forget to take a picture, by visiting the Conference, a jump in the square to meet her.
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  • 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 »
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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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  • Lindo e maravilhoso! Não é uma cópia e sim um original feito do molde original de August Rodin. Imperdivel!!