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Puerto Maldonado Obelisk - City Plaza Puerto Maldonado - Peru

The idea of building a five-story-high obelisk in downtown Puerto Maldonado may seem odd. However, this ungainly structure gives both locals and visitors an opportunity to take in the vast and verdant Peruvian jungle from a unique perspective. The tower itself is an eyesore, but the view from the top is breathtaking. Sometimes the elevator works and sometimes it doesn't. Either way, the stairs may be the better option if you are in shape.

Location:

Av. Madre de Dios and Fitzcarraldo


Puerto Maldonado, Puerto Maldonado, Peru

City Plaza

Getting There

Walk, or take a cab or motorcycle. At 30 meters (100 ft), it can be hard to miss.

Price Description:

ADMISSION: $0.75

Relative price: Budget

Open Hours from:10 a.m.

Open Hours to:4 p.m.

Travel Skills: None










By Ricardo Segreda
Growing up in New York, Rick Segreda used to cut out of high school in order to hang out at the Museum of Modern Art and catch foreign-language...
05 Mar 2012




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