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I walked up to the Cerro de la Gloria on the 'down' road. It takes about 25-30 mins but I wouldn't recommend it unless you are fit as it is quite steep in parts. You can't see the monument until you are very close to...More
This is probably one of the most peculiar monumets I have seen, because it is a great monument to honour one of the most important personalities in south america. San Martin can be compared with Napoleon (because the significance of their honours), but this monument...More
This is one of the stop of the city tour bus. We hopped off to enjoyed the 360° views. The information about the monument was very informative. There are locals selling their wares and food. We walked down from the top, which is a great...More
There are great views to the mountains from Cerro de La Gloria. Overlooking the outskirts of Mendoza and some vineyards. The landscaping is very nice. The monument to General San Martin and the army of the Andes celebrating liberty from Spanish rule is very well...More
If you have a red bus card, catch the 200 bus on Montivideo which takes you past the university and drops you at the zoological park. From there is a paved trail up that takes 15 mins to get you to the monument.
Situated on a commanding viewpoint as befits this critical figure in Argentina’s history. The statue is imposing, and the surrounding structure holds plaques in honour of a variety of noted historial figures. A guidebook would have helped us better appreciate the rich story behind St...More
When we decided to go to Cerro de la Gloria, I though it was another gazebo, but I was wrong, again! We'd been there on Christmas day last year, not a good day to do so because there was no taxis or uber... We walked...More