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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
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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

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Uruguay

Off The Beaten Path

Old Cellars of the Cabildo

route of wine, good experience and recommend a visit by the quality of its wines.a family atmosphere will guide the tourist in tour of their vineyards, and then go to taste their wines accompanied by...
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church san rafael

Chapel SAN RAFAEL, Hours:- Sunday Masses from 11.00 to 11.30 hours of the morning. it depends on the Church the church of Candelaria of Maldonado. For any item of the chapel must communicate with that...
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Off The Beaten Path

Walking

walk in the place where live the people you find nice houses and nice people. Founded in 1680, evokes images of older Lisbon for its architecture of portuguese style and its winding streets. Colony is...
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Alone in countryside!

San Francisco de las SierrasRuta 12 - Km 347,500LavallejaI love the address!To be alone in nature, quiet, cool, relax ..........only a few days for me, but it is really peacefull. Surrounded by cows,...
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gandara
Apr 04, 2011

A Great Antique Slaughterhouse--Fray Bentos

Its in Fray Bentos, about 4 hours by bus outside Montevideo. Its not to be missed if you care about animal liberation, or you just want to see how all of this occurred up close. It is now marketed as...
Geotique
Jul 30, 2008

Penitent's Waterfall

I am listing the Salto de Penitente in off the beaten path because of the road that you must travel to get there.A few miles to the east of Mines City there is a rough gravel road that leads to Salto...
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kyoub
Jun 02, 2008
 
 
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Durazno Museo Historico

A visit to The Historic Museum "Casa de Rivera" in Durazno is a delightful break from running around Uruguay. Look for it on one side of the main plaza. (C/Brig. Gral. Oribe 775, Durazno) If you speak...
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melosh
Mar 10, 2008

enitre country well kept secret

It is impossible to buy a guide book for Uruguay in English. We went blind & loved it. Montevideo is a sleepy friendly city with beautiful European Architechture and the nicest people. Our Hotel...
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shellysu
Nov 12, 2007

Upcountry

Uruguay is cattle country; one of three countries of Gauchos. But it seems that Gaucho history and life has more impact on Uruguay because percentage wise it represents so much more of the country. At...
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melosh
Dec 08, 2006

Carmelo and the Nandu...

Carmelo and the Nandu nursery...Uruguay's national Symbolthe Nandu is the smalles of the Family of Oistriches, more a mine Emu then a big bird.. the flightless birds, where the male looks after the...
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pepples46
Aug 25, 2006

Countryside

Uruguay's countryside is very bucolic. Once you leave Montevideo, whether you head west towards Colonia or East to Punta de Este, you will see the idyllic countryside of Uruguay, full with meadows,...
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realde14
Apr 18, 2006

Miles and miles of country roads!

Unlike in the U.S., most country roads in Uruguay aren't all mapped out and leading from town to town. They'll take you to gurgling creeks, abandoned Indian cemeteries, tops of hills from which you...
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liciarothermel
Jun 23, 2005

Pier Seals

If you are in Punta Del Este, you MUST go down to the pier to see the seals. There are all these fishermen lined up on the dock fileting fish from the day and these huge seals climb up and sit right...
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jem126
Feb 13, 2005

Beautiful Hot springs

Termas del Dayman is quite popular with Uruguayans and Argentines but that's about it. Just a few kilometres south of Salto it is easily reached by local bus. It is a large thermal springs complex...
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canuckmike
Feb 12, 2004

Popular Cities in Uruguay

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Montevideo

Departamento de Montevideo
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Punta del Este

Departamento de Maldonado
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Colonia del Sacramento

Departamento de Colonia
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Piriápolis

Departamento de Maldonado
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José Ignacio

Departamento de Maldonado
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Salto

Departamento de Salto
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Top Hotels in Uruguay

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Calle Victor Solino 349, Montevideo, 11300, Uruguay
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Washington Barbot 283, Colonia del Sacramento, 70000, Uruguay
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Parada 19, Brava, Carnoustie y Av. del Agua, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
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Calle Uruguay, entre Ayacucho y Defensa
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General Flores 300, Tacuarembo, Uruguay
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Termas Del Arapey (Departamento De Salto), Salto,
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Top Things to Do in Uruguay

Things to Do

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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Museo Español (Spanish Museum)

The Museo Español (Spanish Museum) was located near the port, in a street named España (Spain). It was very didactic and explained the spanish colonial period in that town, from the times when it was...
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Don Quijote Statue

Being spaniard, from Barcelona, I was very happy to see the personage of Don Quijote, that all the children in Spain read Cervantes book about this intimate personage. Don Quijote is very loved in all...
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Maldonado Square

the square have the catedral, the monument, etc. The Plaza has a scenario on level, for musical activities and cultural events, social, and political, preserves some ancient and magnificent trees...
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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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UNESCO Sign

Colonia del Sacramento is a world patrimony. It combines elements of portuguese and spanish architecture, which makes it a very attractive colonial town. Colonia is also the first town founded in...
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gandara

"unknown URUGUAY"
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andal13

"Río de los pájaros Pintados (Painted Birds' River)"
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schurlif

"URUGUAY .... HERE WE COME...."
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kyoub

"Gold Coast"
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Marie-France

"Don't skip over it!"
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