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Sun Dial El Ojo del Tiempo, Merlo

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See an iconic piece of modern public art by visiting Sun Dial El Ojo del Tiempo. Created in 2007 by artist Perez Celis, this work can be used to tell the time by following the instruction panels dotted around the site. The bright red, yellow, and green coloring of the main abstract form complements the surrounding scenery, while a tour around the area offers plenty of rewarding perspectives from which to admire the artwork. Arrange your visit to Sun Dial El Ojo del Tiempo and discover more family-friendly attractions in Merlo using our Merlo vacation generator.
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In addition to a range of guesthouses providing cozy rooms with mountain views and plenty of modern amenities, Merlo boasts several mid-range hotels with private swimming pools and neat gardens. Visitors interested in cycling or hiking around the area might want to check out nearby Carpinteria for additional options at affordable prices. If you don't plan to stay in Merlo for more than a day, explore the region on day trips from San Luis, a provincial capital with many more choices.
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  • The history on why this clock was built is one of the sadest ones: Casino needs a new attraction. BUT, the research and mathematicians needed for planning on all the angles, materials, and whatevs aro...  more »
  • An interesting place to meet and take some pictures. At the entrance there is a small bridge where is also taking some pictures. To highlight that it is a work of Perez Celis to enjoy free of charge.
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  • It has an important construction, striking from a distance by its size, but it's nothing special. It is on the way to bad steps. You know... but it's nothing out of the ordinary.
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