Piramide de Mayo (May Pyramid), Buenos Aires

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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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  • July 10, 2017
    At the time of visit it all its pedestal was covered because ongoing maintenance work, so only you can see the top. Hopefully soon be finished work to appreciate this beautiful monument, the first of our homeland.
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  • June 6, 2017
    Unfortunately is not complete since they are remodeling it, if that we add to the hedges more tents make a set of bajisima tourist quality, hope to finish it soon and that once they take the fences of the square
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  • May 25, 2017
    Beautiful symbol of the may revolution and the oldest monument of the city. Worth a walk by there!
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  • May 6, 2017
    Seemed to be an interesting monument but was under going renovation when I visited the place
  • March 17, 2017
    The pyramid was inaugurated in 1811, one year after May Revolution, which installed a patriotic government.
  • June 13, 2017
    Ok
  • September 5, 2016
    Obelisk in the center of Plaza de Mayo erected to honor the 1st anniversary of the May Revolution.
  • January 12, 2017
    The magnificent !!!

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