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Reviewed 3 days ago 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

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Reviewed April 27, 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

Thank Nelson L
Reviewed December 22, 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

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Reviewed November 28, 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.

Thank terryhay
Reviewed July 20, 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

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed June 13, 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

Thank djpend
Reviewed May 4, 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.

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Reviewed March 19, 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.

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Reviewed February 25, 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

Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed January 20, 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.

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