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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
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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
 
Montevideo Day Trip from Punta del Este
"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
From $88.00

More Tourist Traps in Montevideo

is note the green city

the city and in general the country is not like green and ecological place, they need do so much about ecological think, the the beach are really messi, the people dont care about where put your...
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ines2003
Feb 04, 2015

Mercado del Puerto

Mercado del Puerto is a well known indoor market in the oldest part of Montevideo, close to the port. It's a beautiful and atmospheric old market, and contains some of the city´s best known...
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barryg23
Jan 25, 2009

One Hell of an Operation

Casa Mario is a "leather factory." They have vans that bring customers from hotels, cruiseships, churches and caves . Once there you will find all sorts of leather goods, most at prices higher than...
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jakelorenzo
Mar 28, 2008

Tax you have to pay before leaving Uruguay

If you're thinking to travel to Uruguay and nobody has ever told you about the tax you have to pay before leaving the country, be awared about the U$30 tax that the governemnt charges you (tourist)...
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rodrigonp
Aug 03, 2007

Taxes on Insurance policies

When I purchase my car insurance over the internet for about $12 a day there was no mention of having to pay another $7 a day in tax just on the insurance. Both the men in the National-Budget insisted...
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melosh
Nov 19, 2006

A city trip was included in...

A city trip was included in the ticket price. It took a whole day and it was sooo boring! They hardly showed us the old area and spent the rest of the day listening to the history of Artigas, the...
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DanielF
Aug 26, 2002
 
 
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When we got off the boat they...

When we got off the boat they had a bus to take us to the leather store 'Casa Mario' the prices seemed to de close to double of some of the other stores in town.
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jnyvegas
Aug 25, 2002

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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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