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:


 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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