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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  • A sculpture in a framework imposing. Recalls to the hero Salta that ambushed along with their Gaucho on repeated occasions the onslaught of them Spanish. Thanks to the Belgrano and San Martin could do their part in the history of argentina.
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  • It is what it is like to visit and learn about the history of these heroes in the flesh, worthy place to return
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  • Really is awesome.! He circling the figure of so brave gaucho-soldado gives a feeling strange as to recall those times of brave. hardened men... and few more things.!
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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.
  • Impresionante
  • 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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