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Address: 7 avenida y 2 calle | Zona 9, Guatemala City, Guatemala
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Although only 75 meters tall, this landmark designed after the Eiffel Tower...

Although only 75 meters tall, this landmark designed after the Eiffel Tower in Paris, is a symbol of pride for the people of Guatemala.

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Not too many tourist attractions to see in Guatemala City. That I found, so drive by and take a look.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 November 2016
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Murmansk, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The 72-metre Torre del Reformador called the Tower of the Reformer in honor of the reformist President of Guatemala Justo Rufino Barrios. It was built in 1935, the 100th anniversary of his birth. The similarity with the Eiffel tower is not accidental - the architect Arturo Bickford didn't invent, but used the same basic design decisions. The tower was not... More 

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Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Not too many tourist attractions to see in Guatemala City. That I found, so drive by and take a look.

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Thank Chris S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Bit of an oddity, this steel tower straddles the main street into the city from the airport, but doesn't seem to do very much. It's sort of a Meccano memorial. Worth peering at as you drive by and under it, but probably not worth seeing otherwise.

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Brugg, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

I might be objective as I am from Guatemala but I must say this is really a landmark of my country that although not touristic attraction all local can say where it is and who built it therefore it's name

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Baltimore, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

The Torre del Reformador is a wonderful place to drive by and see. Some people say they see a resemblance of the Eiffel tower but smaller. It's definitely not something you need to get out and see. Everything you need to see you can do by driving by.

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Guatemala
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

This place is like the Eiffel tower in Paris but littler . On this one we could not enter inside, is just a statue but, has a nice view.

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Greater Accra, Ghana
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

this is a copy of Eiffel tower, but looks lower, not attracting at all, so do not waste time here, you can pass here by car and find it

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

We completed the whole Reforma walking tour until we reached the tower. It was nice, but there's not much to do after you have seen it.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

If you have never been to the Eiffel Tower in Paris and never plan to go, this would be an ok 1/4 scale model that would be worth your time only if you are on either 7a Ave. or 2a. Calle. Lit up at night it's a little better. I lived in the Hotel Cortijo Reforma, which is on the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

I took a tour to the city. I saw a lot wonderful things. The van drove through the Torre del Reformador. It is not an observatory deck, but an art form.

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