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Plaza San Martin, Mendoza
(3.3/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
Relax and watch local life go by at Plaza San Martin, a vibrant and picturesque plaza situated in the city's financial district. Dedicated to the iconic Argentine liberator José de San Martín, the square features a bronze equestrian monument of the general at its center. In fact, it's a full-scale replica of the original in Buenos Aires, designed by prominent sculptor Jose Daumas. A plaque informs visitors that they are currently 747 m (2,450 ft) above sea level. Plaza San Martin is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Godoy Cruz Edition.
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  • It is a well maintained and most picturesque square. They note that is in constant maintenance. Great place to take pictures from different angles.
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  • This is one of the four squares that are around the main square, Plaza Independencia. A highlight that I noticed in this square are the beautiful buildings that are in your environment, such as the building of the Banco de La Nacion.
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  • The Plaza San Martín is part of the four squares that are around the Plaza Independencia. As well as the other has too much green and banks under the treetops. The Center has a monument to General San Martín and a beautiful Fountain. Valley traversing the region.
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  • The park is large, very clean and well kept and has a nice lake.
  • Nice monument of Gen San Martin. Not much else in this park besides a few benches to sit
  • Soon going to remodel fully why this very impaired. The plaza more important by the that represents the gral San Martin for Mendoza
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  • Full of people
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  • Highlights the monument to the great general!
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