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Address: Punta Ballena, Punta del Este, Uruguay
Phone Number: +(598) 4257 8041
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Description: Once the home of celebrated Uruguayan artist Carlos Paez Vilaro, this...
Once the home of celebrated Uruguayan artist Carlos Paez Vilaro, this eye-catching seaside Mediterranean-style structure is today a modern art museum.
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It was lovely to visit a museum dedicated to the artist and to enjoy viewing his works. The museum was not over commercialised which was also enjoyable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It was lovely to visit a museum dedicated to the artist and to enjoy viewing his works. The museum was not over commercialised which was also enjoyable.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I have to confess ignorance of Casapueblo and Carlos Paez Vilaro prior to this trip to UY (MVD & PDE) even as an art enthusiast. Boy, am I glad to have decided to do a quick search on Trip Advisor of PDE sights before signing up for a bus tour of the area. I loved every aspect of my visit... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

CasaPueblo is a Hotel, Museum and must place to go in Punta del Este, it has the most beautiful view from the sunset, you can visit the museum, learn about the history of Carlos Páez Vilaró who is the artist and owner of this treasure. You can listen a beautiful song everyday that sun goes down. If you go to... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a good museum to visit while in Puente Del Este. The architecture of the building is really nice and the art is nice. I actually enjoyed looking at the biography of the artist and hearing about his many travels throughout the world that inspired his art.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Home and atelier of renowned artist Carlos Páez Vilaró. Located up on a rocky bluff overlooking the ocean with outstanding views. Inside works of the artist with small shops and cafe in white complex, resembling Spanish-Moroccan architecture building with many rooms. A must see if you are interested in the arts.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It's a magical place, both from the geographical and natural point of view, as per the history and art. The life of the artist and the evolution of building are very linked to each other, and Paez Vilaró was a very interesting person and artist. The best option is go in the afternoon and stay to the sunset, to enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I've been to Casa Pueblo during my Carnival trip this year, in which I went to Uruguay. I planned to go from Montevideo to Punta del Este by car and stopped at Casa Pueblo. It's an amazing place to visit. Very interesting building, nice view, funny design... And you will love the cats! I'd like to go there to be... More 

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Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This workshop should be visited by everyone who travels to Punta del Este, it's at the entrance of the city.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

An easy drive from Punta, this former home of artist Carlos Paez is now open to the public as a museum and small cafe. While much of the house is closed off, it is still interesting to visit and the views are outstanding.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Located in Punta Ballena it is classic in Punta del Este, it keeps it's old charm. It has its golden age as a hotel destination. Nowadays, it is more a place to visit, go to the Paez Vilaro Museum, and have drinks at the terrace overlooking Solanas Beach, from the top. Not a lot going on for as all the... More 

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Address: Punta Ballena, Punta del Este, Uruguay
Phone Number: +(598) 4257 8041
Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este

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