Book a hotel near the Obelisk of Buenos Aires with Hotels.com. The lofty Obelisk is one of Buenos Aires’ most iconic landmarks. Stroll along the Avenida de 9 Julio, one of the world’s largest roads, while viewing the Obelisk from different angles. Alberto Prebisch’s sleek Obelisk design stands tall at 67m and marks the site where the Argentinian flag was first raised. Situated in the San Nicolás district in central Buenos Aires, the Obelisk is near many of Buenos Aires’ best hotels as well as the Teatro Colón opera house and the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral. Hotels.com offers a range of accommodation near the Obelisk, accessible from 9 de Julio metro station on line D, Carlos Pellegrini on line B and Diagonal Norte on line C. Don’t miss the optical illusion of the Obelisk wobbling in the heat of the midday sun, or visit at night to see the monument lit up.