Monumento Chacho Penaloza, La Rioja

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  • It is a monument to highlight the life and work of Angel Vicente Peñaloza, "El Chacho", who was leader and Argentine federal military, one of the leaders who rose up in arms against the centralism of Buenos Aires. It was inaugurated on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of the caudillo. The monument is made of fiber glass, bronze and marble. It is located at the roundabout intersection of Félix de la Colina and Ortiz de Ocampo, opposite the new bus station. It has a height of 10 meters, on a pedestal of 6 meters. It was built by the sculptor Juan García Guzmán in the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia.
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  • This statue has lifted up the landscape of that place is very impressive points to the East and also the exit of the city the best work of recent years at the level of tourist attraction
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  • After Facundo Quiroga, Chacho Peñaloza figure is considered one of the most emblematic of La Rioja. Federal caudillo, was betrayed and killed by troops of the national army during the Presidency of Mitre.
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