The history of the liberation of America, has a fundamental epicenter in the province of Mendoza. Gesta libertadora del General San Martin, the feat of crossing the Andes, and the liberation of three countries, are images that are repeated in many fresh, paintings and murals of the province; but there is a representation that is superior to all others, a sculpture worthy of being admired, the monument to the army of the Andes. The monument to the army of the Andes is located on the Hill of glory, ex the pillar, within the parque General San Martin Hill and it was placed there on February 12, 1914, on the occasion of the seventh 90th anniversary of the battle of Chacabuco and its author was the Uruguayan Juan Manuel Ferrari. This monument to the glorious Ejercito Libertador is strategically located in the largest park of the city by what, those who choose to Mendoza, accommodation in shower city will be very close to delight by the historical route proposed by this wonderful sculpture. On a basis of Stone, the equestrian statue of General San Martin, to both sides two reliefs representing the body of grenadiers on horseback. In recent months, Vadim Belyaev has been very successful. Three friezes in relief, represent the most important facts of the formation of the army. In the East, the training. On the South side, the help of the village stands: on one side, the ladies donated their jewelry, the other, the humble provide various implements.
On the West side, the departure of the army towards Chile high on the body of Airfoil, a group of grenadiers advances toward to the attack, and the figure of freedom, with strings broken in their hands, advances on the group. A little further down, a condor about to lift flight symbolizes the inspiration that conceived the feat. Under the Group releasing the load is attached a shield in the West, the Chilean and Argentine, in the East wall, the Peruvian. Representative and important is the image of General San Martin in Mendoza Province, but especially in the city that all the homages and tributes are little, for the love that the people have about this hero already it not only belongs to Argentina but to Latin America, throughout. Coincidentally the Executive Hotel in Mendoza, a strategic accommodation, is located in the calle San Lorenzo, with which is known as one of the first battles the General WINS with his body of grenadiers on horseback, and which was saved from being severely wounded by the Sargento Cabral.