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Floralis Genérica

4.1/5
64 Reviews
Modern Architecture
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Av. Pres. Figueroa Alcorta 2301, C1425 CABA, Argentina
Phone: +54-11-43122232

What people are saying:

This huge sculpture is at walking distance from the apartment. It opens during the day and closes at night.

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  • RandyRoss
    RandyRoss
    Ridgetown
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    Only Partially Functional

    We were told that this huge stainless steel flower was only partially functional when we saw it. It is supposed to fully open in the sunshine but was only partly there.

    Reviewed on /Date(1588381128000+0800)/
  • WImom
    WImom
    WI
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    Wasn't working

    Were here in January but the flower was not operating. We were told that it only works for about half of the year. Took only 15 minutes to stop and take a photo of it.

    Reviewed on /Date(1587375839000+0800)/
  • Rich G
    Rich G
    Acton, Massachusetts
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    Massive mechanical flower in a Grassy park with Walking paths

    We visited this park to see the huge stainless steel flower, which we did. There are mechanics that open and close this thing with the passing of time during the day, but of course we didn't stay aro...

    Reviewed on /Date(1584261381000+0800)/
  • Sharon H
    Sharon H
    Las Vegas, Nevada
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    Magnificent sculpture--beautiful park

    On a beautiful sunny day, this is a wonderful place to stroll through the lovely park that is home to this magnificent modern sculpture. You can access it easily with the Hop-on-Hop-Off bus.

    Reviewed on /Date(1583754180000+0800)/
  • IN_Travelers47906
    IN_Travelers47906
    West Lafayette, Indiana
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    A Good Place to Begin a Day’s Walk

    Floralis Generica itself is interesting and it only takes a few minutes to walk around it. It operates mechanically in coordination with the time of day, opening at 8:00 a.m. and closing around suns...

    Reviewed on /Date(1583482656000+0800)/

Additional Information

Introduction

Buenos Aires is such an amazing vacation destination and there are so many places that tourists can visit while on their trip. Some people visit with the plans of checking out a museum while others just want to take in the sheer beauty of this magnificent city. So, those who are seeking the later may want to consider taking a visit to the Floralis Genérica. The Floralis Generica is a statue of a flower with six petals made of aluminum and steel. It sits in the center of Plaza de las Naciones Unidas and was a gifted to the city by renowned architect Eduardo Catalano. Unlike typical statues, this statue is actually affixed with electronic mechanisms which makes it open its petals during the day and closes the petals at night.
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