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Mafalda Statue

Corner Chile and Defensa Streets | Barrio de San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Mafalda is South America's answer to Charlie Brown

Mafalda is an immensely popular comic strip character in South America; she and her friends are big... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
RoadTripRoger
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You will go past on your city tour .If you like you can take photo.You will not miss seeing these... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SE s
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Corner Chile and Defensa Streets | Barrio de San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mafalda is an immensely popular comic strip character in South America; she and her friends are big like Peanuts characters Charlie Brown and Snoopy. This statue photo op is located right next to her comic-strip address, and there is a store nearby that will fulfill...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You will go past on your city tour .If you like you can take photo.You will not miss seeing these statues.

Thank SE s
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Good for Mafalda lovers, if you wanna have a picture with her and her friends in San Telmo. Next to the statue is a tinny gift store with some stuff form Quino.

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Reviewed January 25, 2018

A cute statue that bears a striking resemblance to Lucy in Peanuts. An Argentine comic character that has little meaning to an American.

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Reviewed January 24, 2018

There are several characters from Mafalda on the street corner, but you need patience to take a picture, as many people are normally in a line looking for the perfect snap.

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

No lines at the Mafalda in La Boca! She's sitting on the bench near Paseo Internacional at the northwest corner of Dr. del Valle Iberlucea and Gral. Gregorio Aráoz de Lamadrid.

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Reviewed January 21, 2018

Mafalda is really popular locally and there was a huge queue of people lining up just to have a photo with this small statue.

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Reviewed January 17, 2018

There was a line of about ~5/10 minutes to take a picture with the statue. If you're passing by the market (which you totally should!) worth it to come and take the picture!

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Reviewed January 4, 2018

Saturday afternoon after having lunch in the continental right in front was the statue of mafalda, in the area remodeling works were carried out in the San Telmo area, but we were able to take some pictures with this picturesque and emblematic character of the...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

We learned about Mafalda during our walking tour of BA. lovely to see this statue. There is also a shop nearby selling Mafalda memorabillia.

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took place there and the landmarks that have stood the
test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of
this connection to history: countless public
demonstrations have passed through this square, going
back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the
streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos
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Response from Carsten G | Reviewed this property |
You can find Mafalda Souvenirs in almost every shop in Buenos Aires. Just in front of Mafalda s statute, on the sidewalk you'll find at least 3 different shops
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