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The statue is mounted atop a very large rock structure and is quite imposing and impressive, but I couldn't help but feel that the area around this monument did not do justice to this important hero. The area is bare earth mostly and would be...More
A huge and impressive monument. Not too sure of its significance but the sheer size and detail of this piece were very impressive. Situated within a park with lots of space to relax, you can also start the trail to Cerro San Bernado
Martin Miguel de Guemes was an important hero in the battle of Independence from the Spanish. Also he served as governor of Salta.
Behind this statue & park you will find the steps to the right of the Museo Antropologica to the top of the...More
Another must if on a city tour. Located at the foot of San Bernardo Hill and also in the midst of one of Salta's more beautiful neighbourhoods.If you are feeling energetic you can climb all the way to the top of San Bernardo by the...More
Martin Miguel de Guemes, born in Salta, joined the army in 1799 and was involved in the complicated fight for independence from the Spanish and also internal wars. He was a successful General and later became Govenor of Salta. The statue commemorates one of the...More
I find it most interesting that with all of those wonderful monuments much, for me, of,their beauty and significance rest with not just with the person but also with the animal,upon which the person finds itself. How many of us stop to admire and consider...More