Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Salta, Argentina


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 2.7 km
Ascend 27 m
Descend 43 m

Explore Salta in Argentina with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in Salta

Sight 1: Monumento a Güemes

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The Monument to Martín Miguel de Güemes is a 25 m high building in the city of Salta. It is located at the end of Paseo Güemes at the foot of Cerro San Bernardo where the general fell for the first time from his horse while riding wounded by bullets to the Cañada de la Horqueta, where he died a few days later. It was built from 1920 to 1931 with rocks weighing more than 75 kg that were extracted from the San Bernardo hill.

Wikipedia: Monumento a Güemes (ES)

1531 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 2: Catedral Basílica de Salta

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Catedral Basílica de Salta Steven Tran (from Denmark) / Marianocecowski / CC BY-SA 3.0

Salta Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Salta, Argentina. The church serves as the seat and the metropolitan cathedral of the Archbishop of Salta. The cathedral is dedicated to Jesus Christ as the “Lord of Miracles” and the Blessed Virgin Mary as the “Our Lady of the Miraculous Rosary”.

Wikipedia: Cathedral of Salta (EN)

171 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Museo de Arqueología de Alta Montaña

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Museo de Arqueología de Alta Montaña Aldo Fernández Villalba (Aofvilla). / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Museum of High Mountain Archaeology or MAAM was born from the will of the Government of the Province of Salta, Argentina, to safeguard, study and disseminate the discovery of the children of Llullaillaco, one of the most important archaeological discoveries of recent times, which dates back more than 500 years, during the heyday of the Inca state. shortly before the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors.

Wikipedia: MAAM (ES)

120 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Cabildo de Salta

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The Cabildo de Salta is a colonial building in the city of Salta, Argentina, seat of the authorities from 1626 to 1888, rebuilt in 1676 by Captain Diego Vélez de Alcocer.

Wikipedia: Cabildo de Salta (ES)

199 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Museo Casa de Leguizamón

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Museo Casa de Leguizamón

The house of Colonel Juan Galo Leguizamón (1785-1868) in the city of Salta, Argentina, declared a National Historic Monument in 1979, is currently the Casa de Leguizamón Museum.

Wikipedia: Casa de Leguizamón (ES)

659 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 6: Museo de Bellas Artes

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Museo de Bellas Artes Calu Rivero2013 / CC BY 2.0

The Provincial Museum of Fine Arts or Museum of Fine Arts of Salta, was born from the will of the Government of the Province of Salta with the aim of disseminating, educating and exhibiting local, national and international artistic production.

Wikipedia: Museo de Bellas Artes de Salta (ES)


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