Sights & Attractions in Montevideo


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Casa de Rivera
Once the home of General Fructuso Rivera, Uruguay's first president...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Montevideo
Club Uruguay
Uruguay's most prestigious private social club, founded in 1878...
Houses / Mansions Montevideo
El Cabildo
The old City Hall is where the Uruguayan constitution was signed...
Government Buildings Montevideo
Iglesia Matriz
It's officially the Cathedral of St. Phillip and St. James, but...
Religious Sites Montevideo
Mercado del Puerto
For Montevideo's quintessential lunch experience, head to the...
Markets / Bazaars Montevideo
Museo de Bellas Artes
The Museum of Fine Arts, known locally as the Blanes Museum...
Museums / Galleries Montevideo
Museo de Historia del Arte (MuHAr)
In the Palacio Municipal (an ambitious name for this unremarkable...
Museums / Galleries Montevideo
Museo de la Memoria
The question still pains Uruguayans who remember the era: How...
Museums / Galleries Montevideo
Museo del Carnaval
Move over Rio. Montevideo's annual Carnaval celebration may be...
Markets / Bazaars Montevideo
Museo del Fútbol
"Other countries have their history," Helenio Herrera, Uruguay's...
Museums / Galleries Montevideo
Museo del Gaucho y la Moneda
The Cowboy and Coin Museum is in a rococo 19th-century mansion...
Museums / Galleries Montevideo
Palacio Estévez
On the south side of Plaza Independencia, Estévez Palace, one...
Castles / Palaces Montevideo
Palacio Legislativo
Almost 50 different types of native marble were used in the construction...
Government Buildings Montevideo
Palacio Taranco
Built in 1908 atop the rubble of Uruguay's first theater, the...
Castles / Palaces Montevideo
Parque Prado
The oldest of the city's parks is also one of the most popular...
Parks Montevideo
Plaza Fabini
In the center of this lovely, manicured square is the Monumento...
Squares Montevideo
Plaza Independencia
Portions of Independence Square were once occupied by the ciudadela,...
Squares Montevideo
Plaza Matriz
The ornate cantilever fountain in the center of this tree-filled...
Squares Montevideo
Plaza Zabala
At this charmed spot in the heart of the Ciudad Vieja it's easy...
Squares Montevideo
Sagrada Familia
Too tiny to require flying buttresses, the ornately Gothic Holy...
Religious Sites Montevideo
Teatro Solís
Named in honor of the discoverer of the Río de la Plata, Juan...
Arts / Performance Venues Montevideo
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