Obelisco de Barquisimeto, Barquisimeto

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Landmark
Towering 75 m (246 ft) above the city, the national monument of Obelisco de Barquisimeto stands as an important landmark for the Venezuelan state of Lara. The obelisk dates back to 1952, originally built in celebration of the city's 400th anniversary. The structure serves as a clock and mirador, built of mainly concrete and steel. An elevator takes you to the top, where you'll find a lookout lounge offering panoramic views of the city. Our Barquisimeto tourist route planner makes visiting Obelisco de Barquisimeto and other Barquisimeto attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Although they do not create it, it is a very good place to do exercises, first thing in the morning or after 5 pm hour, up and down the stairs
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  • Interesting visit to perform in daylight hours this important icon of the city of Barquisimeto, located in the boundary between East and West.
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  • This work is emblem of the city barquisimetana. Night light ones look to cause a spectacular effect.
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  • Obelisco, its a landmark, its a lovemark,
  • Excellent monument!
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  • Natural referencing of the Barquisimetano
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  • Manuel cortes
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  • Icon of the city
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