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Floralis Generica

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Address: Av Pres Figueroa Alcorta y Austria / Plaza of the United Nations, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Interesting Steel Sculpture

Enjoyed seeing this steel sculpture in the middle of the United Nations Park in Recoleta next door to the Buenos Aires Law School.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
rmoreno0810
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Houston, Texas
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Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited this during the day and it was exactly as it is in the pictures. However we visited it as the sun was setting and the pictures we got were incredible. A visit here is a perfect way to end any evening in Buenos Aires.

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Vranje, Serbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting sculpture to see, but it isn't working. The flower doesn't opens. The story is: some artist made this sculpture from recycled materials that aviation used. And he donated it to the city. I wasn't working in the start bu they fixed it. Now it isn't working again but the artist is dead and nobody seems to care about it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

so, it basically is what you see in the picture...nothing more, so yeah, if you're into very big pieces of metal with a slight reminiscence to what it seems to be a flower sorta, moving very slowly look no further, if not well...whatever

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to see the sculpture both by day and by night -- the flower closes up and changes color after dark.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This sculpture is huge and well done. There is a reflecting pond below it where the sculpture is mirrored. Easy walk from Ricolleta.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in a very nice area, very close to museums, the B.A. Law School, etc. you should not miss the opportunity to have your picture taken. If you happen to be there by dusk, you will see it close or dare go at dawn and you will see it open.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though it is an impressive piece of art, hundreds of tons of metal that move slowly throughout the day, it is a quick see.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed seeing this steel sculpture in the middle of the United Nations Park in Recoleta next door to the Buenos Aires Law School.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because Buenos Aires has a certain level of grime to it, and an exorbitant amount of dog faeces, this immaculately shiny flower sculpture is a welcome addition to the landscape. There's not much else in the park, but there are some other attractions nearby (like MALBA and Recoleta Cultural Centre), so it wouldn't be a completely wasted journey if you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After all the beautiful parks and historical monuments there are in the city, this modern one is rather dull. A bit kitsch, in my opinion.

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Recoleta
Characterized by the French-style mansions which are the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this neighborhood is an experience like no other in Buenos Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll also find a rich cultural scene centered on the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Library, and the Recoleta Cultural Center; as well as some great shopping spots, like the Buenos Aires Design Mall with an artists' fair set up in Plaza Francia every weekend.
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