Obelisco de Barquisimeto, Barquisimeto

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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3.7/5 based on 70 reviews on the web
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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  • The city of music and the Venezuelan folklore, a city well made, beautiful and very orderly. Friendly people!
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  • It is a must if you are to Barquisimeto, however it is not very safe your around, so that can be seen from the car
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  • Barquisimeto Obelisk is a prominent monument located to the West of the city of Barquisimeto, being one of the greatest icons of the representative of the State of Lara, Venezuela. Its construction dates from the year 1952, when it was built, to celebrate the 400 years of the Foundation of the city. The structure consists of a large Tower of rectangular base of 75 meters in height, which is composed mainly of reinforced concrete and steel, with an elevator that goes straight to the roof where you can enjoy the view of the 4 cardinal points of the city, a clock at the top on both sides. After several years without operation, the Mayor of the municipality of Iribarren, Alfredo Ramos as part of gifts to the city in its anniversary 463 reopened the lift of the Obelisk where own and visitors can climb to the top and see how wonderful of Barquisimeto or raise 305 steps rehabilitated by the municipality. This as representative of Barquisimeto icon will work Saturdays from 02:00 to 06:00 pm, where users will live the experience of knowing a bit more of the obelisk, its history and anecdotes, as well as witness the wonder and beauty that is the twilight city of Venezuela. A summary brief of this monument, very good my experience, beautiful landscape that can be seen from the most high of Barquisimeto Obelisk.
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  • Obelisco, its a landmark, its a lovemark,
  • Natural referencing of the Barquisimetano
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  • Icon of the city
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  • Icon of the city.
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  • It has been restored to life who had lost... This more enlightened and is visited by many people interested in exercise and share with family and friends
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