Mirador de la Flor

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Coordinates: 27°47′48″N 97°23′28″W / 27.796643°N 97.391006°W / 27.796643; -97.391006

Mirador De La Flor memorial for Selena in Corpus Christi, Texas.
A plaque describing that Mirador De La Flor is dedicated to Selena.

Mirador de la Flor (English: "Overlook of the Flower")[1] is a life-sized statue that is in Corpus Christi, Texas. The statue is a memorial to American singer Selena. The statue was ordered by the Mayor of Corpus Christi as a tourist attraction in 1997.[2] Hundreds of fans visit the statue weekly from all over the world.[3] The statue faces Corpus Christi bay, where the gun that killed Selena was thrown. A second life-sized statue of Selena was made in Mexico in March 2011.

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  1. Jordan, Karen (10 August 1997). "A pilgrimage brings fans a little closer to the late singing star". Dallas Morning News.
  2. de la Fuente, Tamaño (30 March 2010). "Selena vive en sus canciones". Sintesis (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 31 March 2010.
  3. Fernandez, Icess (1 April 2005). "Dedicated fans tour Selena-related sites Many spend 10th anniversary of her death at mirador". Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Retrieved 31 March 2010.