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Buenos Aires, Argentina. Aerial view of 9 de Julio Avenue and the Obelisco monument, in Buenos Aires. The Obelisk of Buenos Aires (Obelisco de Buenos Aires) is a modern monument placed at the heart of the city, a venue for various cultural activities (usually sponsored by the city government) and other events. It is the traditional gathering spot for sports fans to celebrate when their favorite team wins, especially from the national football team, often resulting in colorful events that attract media coverage. It was also used by several acrobatic troupes to perform high-wire acts. Avenida 9 de Julio is the largest avenue in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Its name honors Argentina's Independence Day. (July 9, 1816) The avenue runs roughly one kilometer to the west of the Rio de la Plata waterfront, from the Retiro district in the north to Constitucion station in the south. The avenue has seven lanes in each direction.
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