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Not very imposing

I gave this three stars because if you’re in Cuiaba, you are going to want to visit the dead centre... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Gorey, Ireland
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Worth a passing by

A quick passing will be sufficient for the place. Is the middle of South America, but not the... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2016
Flávio R
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4 Nov 2018
“Not very imposing ”
10 Nov 2016
“Worth a passing by”
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

I gave this three stars because if you’re in Cuiaba, you are going to want to visit the dead centre of South America. However, when you get there it isn’t much. An obelisk with almost illegible details on a plaque underneath. But you’re going to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

A quick passing will be sufficient for the place. Is the middle of South America, but not the inhabitants now about this. Put the name at google maps and spend 5 min there. Make sure to do a 360º at the monument, that will mean...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Flávio R
Reviewed 9 June 2016

For a monument with such greatness, it's not worth visiting. They could do better about being in the center of South America.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank andre_corujaa
Reviewed 8 February 2016

The place is full of symbolism, but there is not much to be seen apart from the obelisk and Cuiabá's municipal legislative headquarters. Besides that, there seems to be an eternal dispute over the actual geodesic center of South America.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Caio M
Reviewed 11 August 2015

The monument is nice enough, but not the real geodesic centre of South America. This one is the one worked out by Rondon in the early 20th century and so needs to be recorded. However, the real centre is 30 km away from Chapada dos...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Diomedia
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I say that because depends of your perspective. The South-American Geodesic Center is just a monument which has an important meaning. Cuiába, the Mato Grosso capital is a historical city surrounded by natural beauties, very nice people, culture, strong agriculture and very nice birds. I...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank iguazufallstourguide
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Very interesting. Besides the very tall monument marking the center of South America, there are circle plaques around the monument indicating direction and distance of well known cities in Brazil. It's worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 2 August 2014

In the Chapada dos Guimarães park, just outside the small township of Chapada dos Guimarães (about 65 Km from Cuiabá), and providing a scenic viewpoint - great for watching sunset over the lowlands, is located an innoculus and easy to overlook a small cement square...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank rjsFootscrayWest
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Before leaving Brazil, I walked around the old town Cuiaba early in the morning with my friends. First place I reached was Geodesic Center of South America. The tower was so impressive. The guy, probably the clerk of this facility, was so kind . He...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank ichita49
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Based on the photos it's hard to tell whether this attraction refers to the obelisk in downtown Cuiabá or the viewpoint 1.5hrs away. In any case, I visited both. The obelisk downtown actually seems more legit as the 'Geodesic Centre of South America' as it...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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