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El Pensador, Buenos Aires
(3.6/5 based on 70+ 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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Reviews
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  • This beautiful statue is restored and much better that last time to visit it. What I didn't like is the number of people who make this place very insecure and the few (or none) police officers who were in the place.
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  • A work worth watching in the heart of the city and then by the two congresses square with its incredible views
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  • Copy of the statue made by Rodin, is situated in the Plaza del Congreso, in front of the imposing building of the Congreso de la Nación Argentina. Get off at Congreso.
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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!!