Obelisco de Buenos Aires : Google Doodle celebra 85º aniversario de la inauguración

Date: May 23, 2021 Posted by: Rohit Gupta In: Google Doodle

Obelisco de Buenos Aires : Google Doodle celebra 85º aniversario de la inauguración del Obelisco

The Obelisco de Buenos Aires (Obelisk of Buenos Aires) is a national historic monument and icon of Buenos Aires. Situated in the Plaza de la República in the intersection of avenues Corrientes and 9 de Julio, it was created in 1936 to commemorate the quadricentennial of the first foundation of the city.

Obelisco de Buenos Aires

Obelisco de Buenos Aires

Location Av. 9 de Julio and Av. Corrientes, Buenos Aires
Coordinates 34°36′13″S 58°22′54″WCoordinates: 34°36′13″S 58°22′54″W
Height 71.5 meters (235 ft)
Built May 23, 1936
Built for Monument
Restored 2005
Architect Alberto Prebisch

¿Por qué es importante el Obelisco? (Why is the Obelisco important?)

El monumento en sí fue erigido en 1936 para conmemorar el cuarto centenario de la primera fundación de Buenos Aires por Pedro de Mendoza en 1536, y marca el lugar donde se izó la bandera nacional argentina en la ciudad por primera vez.

What is the name of one of the largest avenues in the world that is in Buenos Aires?
The widest avenue in the world is 9 de Julio Avenue (9th of July Avenue) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

When was Buenos Aires founded?

1536

The city of Buenos Aires was originated twice. It was first founded in 1536 by an voyage led by the Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza, who called it Nuestra Señora Santa María del Buen Aire (“Our Lady St. Mary of the Good Air”). He was completed the first governor-general of the Río de la Plata region.

85º aniversario de la inauguración del Obelisco

Address: Av. 9 de Julio s/n, C1043 CABA, Argentina
Hours:
Closed ⋅ Opens 8AM Mon
Built for: Monument
Height: 221′
Architect: Alberto Prebisch
Opened: May 23, 1936
Restored: 2005

 

https://turismo.buenosaires.gob.ar/es/otros-establecimientos/obelisco

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