Monumento General Martín Miguel de Güemes, Salta

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If Argentine history interests you, plan a stop at Monumento General Martín Miguel de Güemes. The monument is dedicated to General Martin Miguel de Guemes, a hero of Argentine independence and governor of Salta Province. The imposing monument showcases a statue of the general on top and additional details on the sides. The landmark monument was erected in 1931 in the location where the general fell off his horse as he sustained a bullet wound (which he died from several days later). From the base of Bernardo hill, where the monument is located, you can find an unobstructed view of the city. Plan your Monumento General Martín Miguel de Güemes visit and explore what else you can see and do in Salta using our Salta vacation builder.
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  • Imposing monument of stone and metal, with the General Martín MIGUEL DE GÜEMES guarding the city of Salta
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  • He already knew a visit earlier to Salta and a dignified and well-deserved tribute had I found to Guemes. It is one of the places to which all tourists to take pictures. This time my attention the neglected this monument: source feels that it does not work quite out of the weeds that grew it. A shame!
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  • It is located at a height and so strategically that one feels like until today in day Güemes monitors and protects his people. It is imposing and its construction and design are magnificent.
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  • General overlooking his city. Impressive life story of this Saltan hero. He was the leader of non-regular army who defended northwestern Argentina from the spanish during the independence war.
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  • Amazing and impressive monument
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  • Monument to the hero of our nation Argentina Gaucho. A place full of history of relevant national
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  • Nice place to spend an afternoon
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