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Jun 28, 2017

Montevideo Travel Guide recommends:

 

*In addition to the detailed listing below we present a link to sites provided by Montevideo's Town Hall:


http://www.montevideo.gub.uy/sites/default/files/articulo/catalogo_turistico_de_museos_de_montevideo.pdf

 

 Carnaval Museum

    Address: 218, Rambla 25 de Agosto Street

 

 Port Market

   Address: Rambla 25 de Agosto and Perez Castellano Street

    Style: Eclectic

 

 Taranco Palace (Decorative Arts Museum)

   Address: 376, 25 de Mayo Street   

    Style: French Eclectic

 

 Headquarters Of The Montevideo Waterworks Company

    Address: Corner of Rincón Street and Zabala Street

    Style: Neoclasic

 

 National History Museum (Former Residence of F. Rivera, The first President)      

    Address: 437, Rincón Street 

    Style: Spanish Neoclasic

 

 Metropolitan Cathedral

    Address: corner of Ituzaingó Street and Sarandí  Street

    Built in 1790.     

    Style: Spanish Neoclasic 


 Constitution Square

    Address: Sarandí Street (Dated 1726)

 

 Sarandí Pedestrian Street (Shopping Area)

 

 Bacacay Pedestrian Street (Café and Restaurant areas)

 

 Torres García Museum

    Address: 683, Sarandí Street

 

 Gate of the Original Citadel of Montevideo

    Address: corner of Juncal Street and Sarandí Street 

 

 Solís Theater  

    Address: corner of Buenos Aires Street and Juncal Streeet

    Style: Historical Eclecticism

 

 Independence Square 

    Date: 1836

 

 Central Governement House-Independence Building

    Address: Plaza Independencia (Independence Square)

 

 Fabini Square and Municipal Expositions Center

    Address: corner of 18 de Julio Avenue and Julio Herrera y Obes Street

    Sculpture: “El Entrevero” of artist Jose Belloni

 

 Liberty Statue

    Author: José Livi

    Date: 1866 

 

 Art History Museum (Municipal Palace)

    Address: 1326, Ejido Street 

 

 Palacio Municipal (Town Hall)

   Address: 1352, 18 de Julio Street (Main avenue downtown) 

 

 "Gaucho” Monument

     Address: corner of 18 de Julio Street and  Barrios Amorín Street

     Author: José Zorrilla de San Martín.

     ("Gaucho" represents the image of the traditional "local cowboy")

 

Teatro Solis

 

 Football or Soccer? A worldwide passion

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Soccer historic monument 

"El Estadio Centenario" was built in 1930 and it was used for the First World Football Cup the same year. Uruguay won the maximum soccer trophy, the FIFA WORLD CUP, and was the first in the history of football to win a World Cup. Before then the national team had also won at the Olympics in 1924 and 1928. FIFA has declared this stadium a Historic Monument of World Football.

The Football Museum is located here.

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