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Obelisk of Sao Paulo

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Address: Avenida Pedro Alvares Cabral | Moema, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Interesting but do not go just for this

It is worth having a look at, but I would not suggest making a trip just to see it. Perhaps you might go to it if you are in the park anyway.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 November 2016
Abbie C
Sao Paulo, SP
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The obelisk is so high and it can been seen from the park. It is a symbol for Brazil but as a sculpture is not something special. Visit it only if you want to take some pictures of it.

Thank KaterinaBouza
Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

It is worth having a look at, but I would not suggest making a trip just to see it. Perhaps you might go to it if you are in the park anyway.

Thank Abbie C
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Go to the inside and breath the peace. A homage to the fallen of the constitutionalist Revolution in 1932, is more beautiful from the inside.

Thank lalostrada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Not very special and not worth a visit just for the obelisk. You can see it from the park and that's plenty enough.

Thank Nisse A
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

It´s a very large place, immersed in a cream color, and full of archades. I found discrete dozens of ossuaries with names of men dead during and after the Revolution of 1932. Since I was there at the 9th July, very date of anniversary of the Revolution, there had been brought in a dozen more remains of revolutionaries, just dead,... More 

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State of Sao Paulo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Constitutionalist Revolution symbol of 1932, the obelisk is the largest monument of the city and is 72 meters high.

Thank bmgimenes
Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

The Obelisk is located in a particuallary beatifull region of the city close to the Ibirapuera Park It stands in the landscape with 72 meters covered with travertine marble. In the basement, a crypt in the form of a Greek cross and a chapel houses the remains of former combatants. Popularly known as "Obelisk Ibirapuera", it honors the 1932 Constitutionalist... More 

Thank Cristina_JA
Guarulhos, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2013

Nice one to take some photos. And is beside Ibirapuera Park. Buy a hot-dog and soda, go to the park and enjoy. =)

Thank bhandarina
Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2013

There is not much to say about this monument. It is tall and might help some people to orientate themselves better in the area.

Thank Henrik M
San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2012

In my opinion, although the Obelisk is an important landmark in the city, it does not justify a visit on its own. However, it is easily spotted if you visit Ibirapuera Park. But it is nice to see an Obelisk, wherever you are. Isn’t it?

Thank Betilu

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Ibirapuera Park, the highlight of this neighbourhood, is a family-friendly area to have a picnic, relax, play sports, exercise or appreciate art. It gets crowded during the weekends and is a popular leisure destination for residents. Its 1,584 square kilometers holds three lakes, two museums and several other cultural spaces. The park hosts a variety of events throughout the year, such as free music concerts and a water and light show celebrating the holidays at the end of the year. There are two important monuments to visit, the Obelisk and the Flag Monument. Ibirapuera is a perfect escape!
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