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Mafalda is everywhere

And plenty of people stop and take their photo with here at this spot. It's actually pretty... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
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You will go past on your city tour .If you like you can take photo.You will not miss seeing these... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
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Corner Chile and Defensa Streets | Barrio de San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Montserrat
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

I've seen Mafalda references in the past because she's kinda famous in Latin America, no different than seeing Asterix. But the guy who illustrates this character is on a completely different level, almost like Argentina's Gary Larson (of "Far Side" fame). I've seen his clever...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2018

And plenty of people stop and take their photo with here at this spot. It's actually pretty cool! We stumbled upon it while walking back from La Boca - walk around and discover things!

Thank brentling
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Mafalda is an immensely popular comic strip character in South America; she and her friends are big like Peanuts characters Charlie Brown and Snoopy. This statue photo op is located right next to her comic-strip address, and there is a store nearby that will fulfill...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

You will go past on your city tour .If you like you can take photo.You will not miss seeing these statues.

Thank SE s
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Good for Mafalda lovers, if you wanna have a picture with her and her friends in San Telmo. Next to the statue is a tinny gift store with some stuff form Quino.

Thank Argenis G
Reviewed 25 January 2018

A cute statue that bears a striking resemblance to Lucy in Peanuts. An Argentine comic character that has little meaning to an American.

Thank jhwwre
Reviewed 24 January 2018

There are several characters from Mafalda on the street corner, but you need patience to take a picture, as many people are normally in a line looking for the perfect snap.

Thank dwkfoster
Reviewed 22 January 2018

No lines at the Mafalda in La Boca! She's sitting on the bench near Paseo Internacional at the northwest corner of Dr. del Valle Iberlucea and Gral. Gregorio Aráoz de Lamadrid.

Thank grammargirl
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Mafalda is really popular locally and there was a huge queue of people lining up just to have a photo with this small statue.

Thank rwe003
Reviewed 17 January 2018

There was a line of about ~5/10 minutes to take a picture with the statue. If you're passing by the market (which you totally should!) worth it to come and take the picture!

Thank Monica C
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back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the
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Response from Carsten G | Reviewed this property |
You can find Mafalda Souvenirs in almost every shop in Buenos Aires. Just in front of Mafalda s statute, on the sidewalk you'll find at least 3 different shops
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