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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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Beautiful monument

The Obelisk of São Paulo is a stunning piece of architecture and is surrounded by beautiful lawns and trees. Worth visiting if in the area

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Sao Paulo, SP
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This monument is a symbol of the Constitutionalist Revolution of 1932, and the biggest monument of the city of São Paulo. The height of the monument is 72 meters (236 ft 3 in). The construction of the monument was started in 1947 and completed in 1970. The obelisk is a project of the Italo-Brazilian sculptor Galileo Ugo Emendabili, who arrived... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Obelisk of São Paulo is a stunning piece of architecture and is surrounded by beautiful lawns and trees. Worth visiting if in the area

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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981 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This can be seen from anywhere near or within the park. Clean architecture but not worth a particular visit. Spend your time in the park and view from a distance

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Sao Paulo, SP
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164 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

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.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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78 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 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.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 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.

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Thank lalostrada
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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.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 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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Reviewed 1 July 2015

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

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 4 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 

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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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