Cerro de la Gloria, Mendoza

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Enjoy sweeping views over Mendoza at Cerro de la Gloria. The iconic peak, located in lush San Martin Park, attracts visitors looking to appreciate the panorama, as well as those interested in the area's military history. Tilt your head back and stand in awe of the peak's imposing bronze statue, which commemorates the Army of the Andes' successful vanquishing of the area's Spanish rulers in 1817. Admire the detail of the soldiers and horses crafted by the statue's chief sculptor, Uruguayan Juan Manuel Ferrari. Using our custom trip planner, Mendoza attractions like Cerro de la Gloria can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Beautiful daily walk if you want to explore Parque General San Martin and climb up to Cerro de la Gloria. You can go by foot all the way (not for everyone), on a bike, or maybe just take the bus if...  more »
  • Recommended by a tour guide, we discovered it is beyond the Park, beyond the football grounds and up a massive hill. We took a taxi and asked him to wait 15 minutes. Seems to be normal and he was...  more »
  • Great view of the mountains! You can go by foot and enjoy all the view - or by car
  • Beautiful views and a spectacular monument. We walked all the way up and and its long and quite steep in places but definitely worthwhile to avoid traffic and the car park.
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