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El Pensador, Buenos Aires
(3.6/5 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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  • Situated just before the Congress, is a copy of the created by Rodin. The square is surrounded by many gastronomic options and attractions. Worth a quick stop and take some pictures.
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  • Excellent statue of Rodin, located in the Plaza de los Dos Congresos is almost a must-visit. It is worth
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  • In the Plaza del Congreso is the famous statue of Rodin. Deserves more attention on the part of managers: it's always pigeon droppings dirty (as well as the square). Anyway, worth a visit especially for the location.
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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!!