Estatua de Astor Piazzola, Mar del Plata
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Give a nod to a major figure in tango and traditional Argentinian music at Estatua de Astor Piazzola. The statue pays tribute to the eminent tango arranger and composer Astor Piazzolla, whose instrument of choice was the bandoleon--a wind instrument that resembles an accordion. Pay special attention to the intricately carved details on the instrument itself, sculpted as if Piazzolla himself was in motion. Spend some time relaxing on the picturesque plaza or by the fountain when you go. Add Estatua de Astor Piazzola and other attractions to your Mar del Plata trip itinerary using our Mar del Plata family vacation planner.
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  • years ago the plaza in front of the casino, not used be very careful, very on the contrary. for a while now, really improved a lot. with a source of water and lights. the statue is nothing special. You can visit her step when one will cross the square, a photo is worth.
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  • Astor Memorial is well located, opposite the plaza de aguas danzantes, is worth a visit for all what it means for the Argentine tango Piazzolla... Impossible not to go to visit him.
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  • It is in a very good location and respects the expression of the musician with very well made gestures
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