It was opened in 1936 to commemorate the fourth centenary of the first Spanish installation in Rio de la Plata. A capital postcard, the symbol of Buenos Aires, a National Historic Landmark, an obligatory reference, the Obelisk rises 67 meters in the center of the city and allows an incredible panoramic view.
Among the most important streets and avenues of the city of Buenos Aires we can mention Florida Street. A pedestrian shopping area which was born in Rivadavia Avenue and ends at Plaza San Martin. Along this street we can find many shops: regional and leather items, banks, bookstores, cafes and restaurants. Besides, we can enjoy street performances, such as tango dancers, guitarists, singers and illusionists.