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Floralis Generica

Av Pres Figueroa Alcorta y Austria / Plaza of the United Nations, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4312-2232
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Av Pres Figueroa Alcorta y Austria / Plaza of the United Nations, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed yesterday

Such a great concept and very well executed. The Floralis Generica pays homage to the city of Buenos Aires; a structure by famous architect Eduardo Catalano, this beautiful steel flower has been a famous sport in the city since 2002. It opens and closes with...More

Thank Adriana P
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Funky looking flower satellite antennae thing. Looks like we are talking to aliens lol. I really liked it. Very famous place here in the city. I would come check it out, as there are a lot of other points of interest near by here.

Thank Curtez151
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A good place for a photo stop on the hop on hop off bus. Alas the mechanisms were not opening the flower at the time of our visit. You could walk around it taking photos photos with different light and angles. Recommended.

Thank Russ D
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Floralis Genérica: (Popular name Steel Flower) is a mechanized tribute to nature, controlled by the sun. Named "Floralis Genérica" in homage to all flowers, this 20m-high, 18-ton sculpture dominates the Plaza de las Naciones Unidas. Unveiled in the year 2002, it was probably the world's...More

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and very peaceful place to be visited especially during the end of the afternoon when the lights are just amazing.

Thank Fernanda de O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting piece of art to look at when in Recoleta, not far from the cemetery. Free to look at. Why not if in the area!

Thank POC-CW
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The flower is beautiful, big and Have a system that open and close it. It is close for other atracctions

Thank Juliano R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is spectacular, and even though the mechanics weren't working when we visited it was still amazing to walk around. Recommended for a look!

Thank brentling
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The flower opens with the sun rays, and closes at night. It's awesome and it's in a awesome part of the city.

Thank Alote
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We were just finishing a waking tour and stumbled on this gem. It was nice to see, but if planned better, this could have easily been a great picnic stop, but instead we used it as nap time from our long walks in the park....More

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Palermo
Best known as the largest neighborhood in Buenos
Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters,
each with its own unique identity. The high-end
quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent
mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment
buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American
Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favorite amongst
locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de
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Andrea S
1 June 2018|
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Response from chrismE1278SD | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is very large and visible day and night.
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