"After pickup from your Punta del Este hotel travel by comfortable coach approximately two hours west to Montevideo. When you arrive your knowledgeable guide will take you first to Independence Plaza which divides Montevideo’s old and new areas and is dominated by a large statue of Uruguay's great military leader José Artigas.In the plaza look to its east side to admire Palacio Salvo a 26-story building completed in the 1920s that was once the tallest building in Uruguay. Marvel at its beautiful architecture
"The first place you'll visit is the “Gran Parque Central"" Club Nacional de Football Stadium where you enter through the principal stand and admire all of the stadium's facilities. Wander through the halls of the stadium and admire the photographic material found hanging on the walls. Learn about the history of this stadium from a specialist who'll talk about Nacional the Gran Parque Central and the first match of the World Cup of 1930. Hear about the ups and the downs of this club including the story of the ex-football player that committed suicide inside the “Gran Parque Central”.Afterwards you'll have the unique chance to go inside the changing rooms
"Your 3.5-hour tour starts at any time you select upon booking. You will be picked up from your chosen location and along with your guide start your journey. You will first visit the political center of the city arriving at the historical Independence Square. Here you will see the monument to honor General Jose Artigas (Independence's hero) the Salvo Palace the Estévez Palace (the old government house) the Gate of the Citadel and the Teatro Solis (Opera House).Your private tour continues through the 18th of July Avenue (main avenue) with its shops and restaurants.Then
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