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Parque General San Martin

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“huge park”(28 reviews)
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Hang-gliding is one of many activities offered at this 865-acre park which houses a zoo and national science museum and is replete with beautiful walkways.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Mendoza
Calle Los Platanos, Mendoza M5502IYA, Argentina
+54 261 420-5052
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Could use some tender loving care and a few repairs but this park is attractive the way it is. It has walking trails, places to sit down and ponder, routes for bikers. You will see single women running, families playing and picnicking , young people...More

3  Thank podrozniczka60
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 8 January 2012

The local people from Mendoza goes there and does not keep it clean

2  Thank Xhinaluisa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Park the car and walk up the hill to this stunning monument. The statues and brass panels are a history lesson, it is good to either purchase a guide book or go with someone who can explain each panel. This is worth a small detour...More

Thank OldManDoc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting the Parque General San Martin is a must considering the history this General has with the city of Mendoza. This park is one of the 4 periphery parks of Mendoza circling the Paque Independencia (i.e. Independence Park) which became the new center of Mendoza...More

Thank Giovanni L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take a time out from centro mendoza and walk over or cab over to Parque San Martín. Many walking and jogging paths, along with bike lanes. Walk beside the picturesque large lake. View the amazing fountain that pays homage to 4 continents. We even played...More

Thank mon h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park was designed by Ing.Thays, the same architect that did the one in Tucuman, also in Argentina, it is one of the most beautiful parks in the world. If you like nature and natural habitats,recreation zones, just kick back and relax in a man...More

Thank Juan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice park to walk around and enjoy the trees, lake view, flowers, fountains and sculptures, aside from the impressive gates at the entrance. Dont miss the imagnificent monument in honour of the army of the Andes led by general San Martin. Beware...More

Thank Doloresloli
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Wonderful imposing sculpture honoring San Martin and the struggle for Argentine independence from Spain. We visited at dusk and had wonderful views of Mendoza lighting up as the light faded.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 7 August 2018

My wife and I hiked up to the top, but were warned at least once by the park staff that it was too dangerous. If you take a taxi or the tourist bus or stick to the main road going up to the monument during...More

Thank ArizonaCharliek
Reviewed 12 July 2018

I'm from Brazil, and I feel a little jealous for the care given to this park. Everything is so nice. Beautiful, clean. I wish our parks where as well cared as this. Congratulations to the people of Mendoza.

Thank Cristiano D
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We managed a good run of 12km through the park today. There is not too much to see. The statue at the top of the hill is interesting but that’s kinda it. At least in wintertime it feels rather remote. The installation of new cameras...More

1  Thank Rijerkerk
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

The park is very nice and huge. First time I went I couldn't walk to the carro la gloria is about 3km from the beautiful gates entrance. Nice place to walk around

Thank Sergio B
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