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Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nelson L
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

It is hugh. It does require a local to get a complete explanation of its significance but the views are spectacular and the site is worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank terryhay
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 13 June 2017

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

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

This impressive monument lies at the bottom of Cerro San Bernardom, you will see it if walking but may miss it if taking the cable car.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This monument is really nicely done. Not sure about the historical meaning but it is beautifully situated at the bottom of the hill with some lovely spots to relax around it.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

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

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Typical monument at the foot of Cerro San Bernardo, reminiscent of an Argentine hero. You can see it while you climb to San Bernardo.

Date of experience: December 2016
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