El Totem, Villa Gesell

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Don't miss a visit to El Totem, a monument that honors the American-Indian tradition of erecting structures like this to commemorate village chiefs. German sculptor Pablo Hannemann designed the piece in 1977 as a tribute to the founder of Villa Gesell, Don Carlos Idhao Gesell, who watched the unveiling ceremony. Greeting visitors as they enter the city, the structure adorns a mythological thunderbird on the top. Plan my day in Villa Gesell using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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  • Very picturesque, the guys enjoy the typical photo at the entrance of Villa Gesell. If you go by Gesell, can not ignore the TOTEM!
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  • special place in the entrance of the city ,if u looking for the pic , this is the place.strange meet a totem style north american,here...  more »
  • It found when you enter the town and it is a symbol of hard work in honor of a man who knew how to work and help those wanting to live in this beautiful place, with work and decency.
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In Villa Gesell you can choose from upscale chain hotels, with swimming pools, spas, and onsite restaurants, and resort-style options offering rooms with great sea views and private areas of sandy beach. Budget-conscious travelers can look just a couple of streets back from the coast, with popular choices including comfortable high-rise hotels and family-owned guesthouses in the residential areas of town.
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