Cerro de la Gloria

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Monument to the Army of the Andes.

The Cerro de la Gloria is a mountain located in Mendoza, Argentina, at the General San Martín Park. It has a huge monument to the Army of the Andes at the top. The monument was built by the Uruguayan Juan Manuel Ferrari, along with the Argentines Juan Carlos Oliva Navarro, Víctor Garino, Víctor Calistri, Víctor Guarini y Víctor Cerini. It was began in 1911, as part of the celebrations of the Argentina Centennial of 1910. It was inaugurated on February 12, 1914, an anniversary of the Battle of Chacabuco.