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Many people interpret The Fingers of Punta del Este as either a hand of a zombie god come to take his vengeance on a sinful Earth, or the grasping fingers of a buried giant. In fact, neither assumption is correct. Created by Chilean artist Mario Irrazabal in 1982, the beach sculpture has since become an iconic attraction in Punta del Este. Take an artistic photo of the sculpture and imagine all the mythical creatures it might represent. Plan my Punta del Este trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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The Fingers of Punta del Este Reviews
Original escultura de cinco dedos sumergidos en la arena, conocida también como "El hombre emergiendo a la vida" realizada con plástico reforzado por barras de hierro, por el artista chileno Mario Ira... more »Original five-toe sculpture submerged in sand, also known as "The Emerging Man to Life" made with plastic reinforced by iron bars, by the Chilean artist Mario Irarrázabal in 1982. It is the typical photo that proves that Punta del Este was visited. It is located in Playa Brava. There are similar hands in Madrid, Venice and the Atacama Desert made by the same sculptor.
Está a la salida de buquebus pero hay que rodeados tiene un camino para poder sacarse las fotos fue hecho por un chileno more »It is on the way out of the shipbus but you have to surround has a way to take the photos was taken by a Chilean
It's impossible to get this sculpture all to yourself. Too many inconsiderate tourists who pose and stay forever, without any consideration to the others. Best time to come here would be early in the morning when no one is around 😁
I loved the place but I have the little impression that the water in the beach is not so nice, it turns in brown but the sand is beautiful and the place too.
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