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  • 1. Feria Tristán Narvaja

    Centro | Outdoor/Flea/Green Markets

    Started in the early 1900s by Italian immigrants, Feria Tristán Narvaja is Montevideo's top attraction on Sunday and one of the city's largest...Read More

  • 2. Manos del Uruguay

    Centro | Crafts

    With six locations total in Montevideo, Punta del Este, and Colonia del Sacramento, Manos del Uruguay stock a wide selection of woolen wear...Read More

  • 3. Punta Carretas Shopping

    Shopping Centers/Malls

    Housed in a former prison, Punta Carretas Shopping is the city's largest and most upscale mall, measuring in at around 200 stores mixing local...Read More

  • 4. Casa Mario

    Centro | Shoes/Luggage/Leather Goods

    Casa Mario has a particularly good selection of leather clothes. As a bonus, they offer free transportation, which your hotel can arrange. ...Read More

  • 5. El Galeón

    Ciudad Vieja | Antiques/Collectibles

    El Galeón sells antiques and rare books. ...Read More

  • 6. El Mercado de la Abundancia

    Centro | Outdoor/Flea/Green Markets

    Dating back to 1836, El Mercado de la Abundancia is a fun indoor market in Centro, a few blocks from the Palacio Municipal. Inside are a tango...Read More

  • 7. Giamen

    Centro | Jewelry/Accessories

    Giamen carries amethyst and topaz jewelry, agate slices, and elaborate objects made of precious gems. ...Read More

  • 8. Louvre

    Ciudad Vieja | Antiques/Collectibles

    This antiques store is the only source for handmade and painted trinket boxes—the perfect recuerdos (souvenirs). It also offers an impressive...Read More

  • 9. Montevideo Shopping

    Shopping Centers/Malls

    There are three major shopping centers in Montevideo, offering everything from designer clothing to gourmet foods to art supplies. Montevideo...Read More

  • 10. Parque Villa Biarritz

    Outdoor/Flea/Green Markets

    The Saturday morning market at Parque Villa Biarritz in the neighborhood of Pocitos, sells crafts, clothes, and some antiques. You can find...Read More

  • 11. Plaza Cagancha

    Outdoor/Flea/Green Markets

    Between Avenida 18 de Julio and Calle Rondeau in Centro, Plaza Cagancha regularly has vendors set up in the area selling trinkets and crafts. ...Read More

  • 12. Portones Shopping

    Carrasco | Shopping Centers/Malls

    Adjacent to the Portones terminal, Portones Shopping is an indoor mall with more than 130 stores and a movie theater. ...Read More

  • 13. Amatistas del Uruguay

    Ciudad Vieja | Jewelry/Accessories

    Amatistas del Uruguay specializes in amethysts–that's amatista in Spanish–topazes, and other gems. ...Read More

  • 14. Botería Damino

    Centro | Shoes/Luggage/Leather Goods

    Custom-made boots are available from Damino. ...Read More

  • 15. La Limeña

    Centro | Jewelry/Accessories

    La Limeña has good prices on unset stones. ...Read More

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