Parque Bernardo O'Higgins, Mendoza

Parque Bernardo O'Higgins, Mendoza

Parque Bernardo O'Higgins was established in 1903 as the part of an urban beautification project. The park was named in honor of Bernardo O'Higgins Riquelme, the Chilean independence leader who, together with José de San Martín, freed Chile from Spanish rule in the Chilean War of Independence. His bust was set in 1959. The O'Higgins Park occupies 160,000 square meters of forested meadows, bordered by small ditches and old trees, perfect for walking during a sunny afternoon.

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Parque Bernardo O'Higgins on Map

Sight Name: Parque Bernardo O'Higgins
Sight Location: Mendoza, Argentina (See walking tours in Mendoza)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Mendoza, Argentina

Create Your Own Walk in Mendoza

Create Your Own Walk in Mendoza

Creating your own self-guided walk in Mendoza is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Mendoza Squares Walk

Mendoza Squares Walk

Mendoza is one of the most beautiful cities in Argentina. It is especially famous for beautiful parks and squares, each in its own, unique style. During this tour you will have a chance to visit and explore four symmetrical squares: Plaza San Martín, Plaza Chile, Plaza Italia, Plaza España, as well as the main city square - Plaza Independencia.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.2 Km or 2.6 Miles
Mendoza Introduction Walking Tour

Mendoza Introduction Walking Tour

Set at the heart of Argentina's wine-making region of Cuyo, Mendoza city was almost totally destroyed by the devastating earthquake of 1861. The ensued restoration efforts put in by the local authorities have resulted in a plethora of new magnificent landmarks, most of which are must-see attractions for every visitor. On this walk you will see what today's Mendoza is particularly famous...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 Km or 2.1 Miles