Obelisco (Guatemala City)
El Obelisco or Monumento a los Próceres de la Independencia is a monument in Guatemala City, Guatemala built in 1935 under dictator Jorge Ubico and designed by Rafael Pérez De León. It commemorates the independence of Central America. the 18-metre high, 221-ton stone structure is situated on a huge roundabout called Plaza del Obelisco "Obelisk Square", where the Avenida Reforma, Boulevard Los Próceres, Avenida Las Americas and Boulevard Liberacion meet.  The neoclassic Palacio de La Reforma once stood at this place, until it was destroyed by the earthquakes of 1917/1918.  In 1950, under president Juan José Arévalo, a flame of liberty was installed by the column.
- "Historia de los Monumentos de la Avenida Reforma" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2 Jul 2007. Retrieved 16 Mar 2008.
- "Imágenes Históricas de Guatemala" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 12 Oct 2007. Retrieved 16 Mar 2008.