Mirador de la Flor
Coordinates: 27°47′48″N 97°23′28″W / 27.796643°N 97.391006°W
Mirador de la Flor (English: "Overlook of the Flower") 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. Hundreds of fans visit the statue weekly from all over the world. 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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- ↑ Jordan, Karen (10 August 1997). "A pilgrimage brings fans a little closer to the late singing star". Dallas Morning News.
- ↑ 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.
- ↑ 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.