Cerro de la Gloria, Mendoza

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    Cerro de la Gloria (Glory Hill)

    by msocolin Written Feb 23, 2006
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    The Monumento al Ejercito de los Andes (Monument of the Andes' Army) is located on top of the Glory Hill. Its construction started in 1911 and was inaugurated in february 1914 for the 97th aniversary of the battle of Chacabuco.
    The sculpture shows an equestrian statue of General San Martin, and behind him the Granaderos. On the sides there are reliefs depicting key moments in the formation of the army.

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    Cerro de la Gloria

    by Gaspar&Floppy Written Feb 11, 2006

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    This monument was built to honor to the General Jose de San Martin and his army that liberated Argentina, Chile and Peru.
    The place is a beautiful hill located in San Martin's Park and the monument was built with the iron of the cannons that San Martin's army used.

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    Cerro de la Gloria (The Hill of the Glory)

    by pili Updated Aug 17, 2003

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    Hill of the Glory (Cerro de la Gloria)

    Inside the General San Martín Park is located the Hill of the Glory ("Cerro de la Gloria") where is placed an enormous sculpture set in tribute to the Andes Army. This monument, created by the Uruguayan sculptor Juan Manuel Ferrari, inaugurated in 1914, stands as a permanent tribute to San Martín and his army of liberation and the magnificient feat, wich turned Argentina, Chile and Peru into free nations.

    Dentro del Parque General San Martín se encuentra situado el Cerro de la Gloria donde se puede admirar una enorme escultura en homenaje al ejercito de los Andes. Este monumento, creado por el escultor uruguayo Juan Manuel Ferrari fue inaugurado en 1914 y allí reside como un tributo permanente a San Martín y su ejercito liberador y a la magnífica hazaña que convirtió a Argentina, Chile y Perú y naciones libres

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    Cerro de la Gloria

    by andal13 Written Jul 4, 2003

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    Cerro de la Gloria (Glory Hill) has at the top a monument to General San Martín, the Argentinian national hero, and his fight. The monument was created by Uruguayan sculptor Ferrari.

    El Cerro de la Gloria tiene en su cima un monumento al General San Martín, el héroe nacional argentino, y su gesta. El monumento es obra del escultor uruguayo Ferrari.

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