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Monumento al Ahogado (English: Monument to the Drowned) is a sculpture of five fingers partially submerged in sand, located on Parada 1 at Brava Beach in Punta del Este, a popular resort town in Uruguay. It is colloquially referred to as either Monumento los Dedos (Monument of the Fingers) or La Mano (The Hand). In English, its popular name is The Hand.

It is a famous sculpture that has become a symbol for Punta del Este since its completion in February 1982, and in turn has become one of Uruguay's most recognizable landmarks.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------El Monumento al Ahogado u Hombre emergiendo a la vida (como lo llamó originalmente su escultor) es una escultura de cinco dedos parcialmente sumergidos en arena, localizada en la parada de Playa Brava en Punta del Este, una popular ciudad de vacaciones en Uruguay. Se le refiere coloquialmente como el Monumento "los Dedos",Monumento de los Dedos o La Mano. En inglés, su nombre popular es The Hand (La Mano).

Es una famosa escultura, convertida en símbolo para Punta del Este desde su acabado en febrero 1982, además de transformarse en uno de los puntos de referencia más reconocibles de Uruguay.

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maxou sériolekiller on July 18, 2012

FAVORITE 20

many thanks Pato for your visit.

greetings from Corsica...->maxou

Antoni F. on July 18, 2012

muy atractiva y preciosa panorámica! gran LIKE

            saludos desde Koblenz
Arolldo Costa Olivei… on July 27, 2012

Foto bonita!!! L

nice foto! L!

Sanaullah Khan on August 12, 2012

Great Panorama View.....

Beautiful Picture... L+F......Greeting From Sanaullah Khan

Arkadiy_ on September 18, 2012

Fantastic panoramic view. Lovely picture. Like

Best wishes, Arakdiy

Bassam Jayousi on March 12, 2013

Impressive image, fantastic panorama.! L+F

Friendly greetings from Dubai, Bassam


mauro1968 on March 22, 2013

Bellissima veduta grandangolare ottima composizione, scatto con tocco di classe, LIKE 27! Sinceri saluti, un abbraccio ed un buon weekend, con simpatia ciao MAURO :-))

Add Page on July 22, 2013

Beautiful view!

ROSTAMDALILA on March 2, 2014

Excelentní panorama nádherné pláže! Mnoho přátelských pozdravů z Potštejn!-7/29

Jaroslav Kuhtreiber on April 23, 2014

Pekný záber L

Anand Singh on August 16

Very beautiful panoramic view, wonderful picture

Like 32 + Fav 8

Friendly greetings, Anand

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