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Monumento a los Heroes de la Independencia

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Address: Frente a la Plaza Principal | centro urbano, Humahuaca, Argentina
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A great view

We walked up here via the back streets of Humahuaca which was quite fun as got a glimpse into the everyday life of the inhabitants. The momument itself is quite nice and a lot... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 June 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The monument is nothing special, but there is a nice view from the monument. You can see the city and the beautiful colorfull mountains.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

We walked up here via the back streets of Humahuaca which was quite fun as got a glimpse into the everyday life of the inhabitants. The momument itself is quite nice and a lot larger than it looks from below. The view was beautiful... but the best part was the cacti...awesome plants! If you have the time and the energy... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

My wife & I decided to climb the hill to the monument on a very hot day (and at nearly 3000 metres, it's quite high altitude)! We took our time, enjoyed the views, but weren't sure it was worth the effort.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

From here you have the best view of the City of Humahuaca. Los Cardones are big and different. just below that you have the Flea Market.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015

A very great tribute. The statue sits above the town square and overlooks the clock tower and local shops. A must stop to get a picture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2015

This splendid amalgam of indigenous and colonial bronze sculpture stands on a small hill facing the main square of the town. Accessed by climbing a staircase of around 150 steps, it is a 70 ton piece of bronze depicting a jubilant native chieftain (opinions differ on who exactly is represented here) announcing the news of the nation’s final victory in... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2014

Its good, however it's not possible to get to the top! It's interesting the take of the artist to the independence event!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2014

This enormous monument in Humahuaca is totally out of character for the architecture, culture and geography of the region. It is a worthy and necessary monument, but not his design.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2013

The whole town of Humahuaca is really cool. Plan to spend a couple of hours walking around The monument is interesting to see. For more info and photos go to http://havefunflysafe.com/2013/08/18/things-i-have-learned-in-jujuy-argentina/

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2013

Nice spot, with a lot of history. The town is a melting pot of locals. Here you really feel the spirit of the indians!

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