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. Take the guesswork out of planning a Salta vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • East of the city center, against the Hill rises the monument to Güemes. It is beautiful and in a beautiful neighborhood, where the views of the city of Salta to beautify the place.
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  • Beautiful site of the monument to Güemes, the distance it is between two hills, very nice place.
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  • Salta pays homage to the Gral. Martín Miguel de Güemes with a monument at the foot of the Hill San Bernardo. Night is illuminated and can be walked.
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  • Nice, do not expect too much it is just a monument
  • 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.
  • Very nice place in salta
  • Excelent view.
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Salta's status as the tourist hub of northwestern Argentina means that a wide array of accommodations has sprung up throughout the city. The majority are concentrated around the city's grid-like center, surrounding Plaza 9 de Julio. For something more relaxed and closer to nature, go southeast and explore the area around Parque San Martin. You can opt for anything from a healthy range of budget accommodations, including hostels and small guesthouses, all the way to luxury hotels.
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