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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
Could have been more interesting.

The place is full of symbolism, but there is not much to be seen apart from the obelisk and... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2016
Caio M
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“Worth a passing by”
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Rua Barao de Melgaco | Centro Norte, Cuiaba, State of Mato Grosso, Brazil
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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

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.

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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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

1  Thank Rykrot
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Seeing the magnificent geodesic place is a nice experience, not because you are in the middle point of South America, but because it is a beautiful

1  Thank Leopoldino M C
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