Piramide de Mayo (May Pyramid), Buenos Aires
(3/5 based on 200 reviews on the web)
View the historical monument of Piramide de Mayo (May Pyramid), in the heart of Buenos Aires' Plaza de Mayo. Inaugurated in 1811 on the anniversary of the May Revolution and renovated in 1856, it represents the oldest monument in the city. Admire the imposing 18 m (61 ft) obelisk, on top of which stands a statue representing Liberty by French sculptor Joseph Dubordieu. The ashes of Azucena Villaflor, founder of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo--which searched for "disappeared" relatives--are buried at the monument's base. See Piramide de Mayo (May Pyramid) and all Buenos Aires has to offer by arranging your trip with our Buenos Aires vacation planner.
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  • Historical monument in the Plaza de Mayo. As is the case with the square, it is a real shame that this emblem is not more carefully to appreciate it
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  • With great location, centered on the Plaza de Mayo, the Obelisk is beautiful and yields good pictures. Although he lost among the great attractions that surround the square, invariably you will pass by him.
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  • To visit the Plaza de Mayo missed, worth stop for a moment and pay attention to the pyramid of May.
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  • Obelisk in the center of Plaza de Mayo erected to honor the 1st anniversary of the May Revolution.
  • Very good monument
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  • :/ If you are looking for a great monument this is not
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  • A pedaso of history
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  • Local importante para os Argentinos.