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Montevideo Attractions

Mercado del Puerto (Port Market)

Mercado del Puerto (Port Market)

Montevideo's historic port market is a lively affair, which takes place under a vast wrought-iron structure reminiscent of old European railway stations. Since 1868 it has been a hive of...

National History Museum

National History Museum

The Museo Historico Nacional is a good place to begin an exploration of Montevideo for those interested in the city's past. It is housed in a conglomeration of several old houses in the Old City,...

Legislative Palace

Legislative Palace

The impressive neo-classical Legislative Palace, built in the early 20th century, features four architecturally breathtaking facades oriented towards the four cardinal points, each decorated with...

Plaza Independencia

Plaza Independencia

Montevideo's showpiece plaza contains some of the city's most impressive architecture, including its best-known landmark, the massive Italianate edifice of the Palacio Salvo, designed by...

Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento

A must-see for any visitor to Uruguay is the historic town of Colonia del Sacramento, the country's oldest settlement and a celebrated UNESCO World Heritage site. It is situated on the...

Ciudad Vieja

Ciudad Vieja

Montevideo's ancient city is a fascinating and vibrant district of old buildings and cobble streets. Musicians and dancers gather here on weekend for impromptu performances, while artists...

Estancias

Estancias

, or ranch-houses, are a new and exciting addition to the gamut of tourist attractions in Uruguay. Tourists from all over the world are invited to visit these establishments - invariably, cattle...

Estadio Centenario

Estadio Centenario

Built between 1929 and 1930, to commemorate the centenary of Uruguay's first constitution, the Estadio Centenario also played host to the first-ever FIFA World Cup final (which Uruguay won...

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