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Montevideo Football Stadiums Tour
"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
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Private City Tour of Montevideo
"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
From $150.00
 
Montevideo City Tour
"Take an insightful 3-hour guided tour of Uruguay’s capital city Montevideo. After pickup from your hotel your knowledgeable guide will take you 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. On the east side of this prominent plaza you'll find Palacio Salvo a 26-story building completed in the 1920s that was once the tallest building in Uruguay. Admire its beautiful architecture before exploring the west end of the plaza
From $32.00

Most Viewed Shopping in Montevideo

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Mall

there are everything, The mall was often pretty crowded and it seemed to be a happening place. We did not really go into and clothing stores, but we did visit the supermarket which was really nice and...
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Artesians Market

After lunch ( which was atwohour affair) we headed to the market. We mostly window shopped as we are travelling with only hand luggage but we really enjoyed browsing.There is a good assortment of...
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easterntrekker
Nov 25, 2010

the flea-market

Plaza Costitution / Plaza Matriz is the perfect place to browse a fleamarket for unique goods for your collections of what-ever. The things you will get there are really interesting, no cheap...
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globetrott
Mar 15, 2008

Punta Carretas Shopping

Punta Carretas is the second of three malls I visited in Montevideo. In my opinion, it's better than Tres Cruces, but not as good as Montevideo Shopping. It basically has the same type of stores as...
TheUnknownTourist
Aug 10, 2007

Montevideo Shopping

Shopping in Montevideo appears to revolve around shopping malls, which is similar to the U.S. There are basically three malls: Montevideo Shopping, Tres Cruces and Punta Carretas. Of the three, I...
TheUnknownTourist
Aug 10, 2007

I'll leave this un-named

Brazil and Uruguay are known as the sources of many beautiful geodes. After missing making a purchase of one I liked in Rio for my wife's charter school, I went on a search in Montevideo. I found a...
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melosh
Feb 07, 2007
 
 
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Sunday Street market

The Sunday street market is surprisingly extensive (could it be 30 blocks worth?). I love markets for people watching and exploring and in this market it was easy. It was not too crowded and there...
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Dec 07, 2006

Tamboriles

Like I wrote on my local customs tips, camdombe was invented in Uruguay and is also very popular. If you happen to like it and wanna buy a tamboril, go to Av. Rivera 4743 and buy it to Adrian...
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Shakermaker
Mar 02, 2005

Mercado de los Artesanos

Uruguay (not only Montevideo) has high quality crafts. All kind stuff can be found ins several craft markets, but I do recommend Mercado de los Artesanos (Artisans Market).Uruguay (no solamente...
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andal13
Jul 18, 2004

Punta Carretas Shopping Center

I was told that this shopping center was formerly a jailhouse. Now its a real great shopping center with lots of boutiques and a great food area.Dont forget to visit the fashonable "confitaria" at the...
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fool_moon
Mar 13, 2004

Tres Cruces

Montevideo has four shopping malls, but the most curious ones are Punta Carretas (previous tip), situated in an ancient jail, and this one, Tres Cruces, which is at the same time shopping mall and bus...
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andal13
Dec 17, 2003

Punta Carretas Shopping Center

Where once was a jail, nowadays there is a fancy shopping mall... Yes, you are reading it right: a J - A - I - L. Punta Carretas Shopping Center is situated at an amazing building, the Penal de Punta...
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andal13
Dec 17, 2003

General Shopping

Montevideo is not the best place for Shopping. Besides some typical stuff you won't find anything you wouldn't find in other cities, prices of things related to electronics are much more expensive...
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Shakermaker
Sep 06, 2003

Mercado de los Artensanos

Mercado de los Artesanos is located on Avenia 18 de Julio in Plaza Cagancha. It sells a wide variety of crafts and artwork, and is worth visiting.
TheUnknownTourist
Aug 17, 2007

Top Hotels in Montevideo

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Calle La Cumparsita, 1473, Montevideo, Uruguay
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Calle Victor Solino 349, Montevideo, 11300, Uruguay
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Benito Blanco 640, Montevideo, 11300, Uruguay
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Juan Benito Blanco 783, Montevideo, 11300, Uruguay
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Cerrito 262, Esquina Pérez Castellanos, 11000
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Bartolome Mitre 1364, Montevideo, 11000, Uruguay
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Top Things to Do in Montevideo

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Plaza Independencia

We paused here while walking about the city and enjoyed the fascinating architecture of some of the surrounding buildings. Photographers, be sure to have your zoom lens so you can capture the width of...
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Ciudad Vieja

Enjoyed the best part of a day exploring the old town, it's not huge and pretty much one street in reality but it's quite entertaining, plenty of shops, bars and restaurants with some shady trees to...
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Palcio Salvo

Palacio Salvo, for many years the tallest building in South America is the twin of the magnificent Palacio Barolo in Buenos Aires. It guards the south-east corner Plaza Independencia, and of The same...
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Mercado del Puerto

For a different food experience you should head for the Ciudad Vieja's Mercado del Puerto. Inside this ornate building that once was a train station, market stalls have been converted into parrillas...
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Museo Torres García

Museo Torres Garcia showcases the work of Uruguay's most famous artist. Joaquín Torres García was born in Montevideo in 1874 and died there in 1949, after living in Barcelona, New York, Paris, and...
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La Rambla

Only a few blocks south from the Ciudad Vieja (Old Town) is La Rambla, a long coastal promenade divided into various parts, including Rambla Francia, Rambla Gran Bretana and Rambla Argentina. This...
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Top 5 Montevideo Writers

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andal13

"Montevideo, balcón al mar"
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globetrott

"Monte video , yes I saw the mountain as well"
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Shakermaker

"Ciudad de Emociones- Montevideo - City Of Emotions"
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Hexepatty

"I was here!!!"
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mtncorg

"MONTEVIDEO – ‘I SEE A MOUNTAIN?’"
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