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Address: Avenida 18 de Julio, Montevideo, Uruguay (Formerly Fountain of The Love Padlocks)
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Not the main attraction

If you do not pay attention you will not see it. Just close to the city centre on the main avenue nearby.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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83 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you do not pay attention you will not see it. Just close to the city centre on the main avenue nearby.

Thank Junsjc
Paris, France
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43 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I have no locker there but you should, if you are the romantic type. There is no restrictions for doing so, why not making your stop in Montevideo a memorable one :-)

Thank MrTonda
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Great place to meet if you need a landmark and romantic as well. Gives a great vibe with the names on the locks and all of the attempts of the 'Paris' feel. Pretty cool and unexpected.

Thank Matt J
Level Contributor
18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Well if you have seen places with locks around the world like in Köln or Paris this is not interesting at all. Otherwise if you have the chance, go, take a picture and leave to the next attraction ;)

Thank carrerasrodrigo
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Nice visit with hundreds of locks in a such small fountain. If you are walking nearby, the visit is worthy. Lockers are sold near the fountain if you want to have yours.

Thank ThiagoHP
Des Moines, Iowa
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695 reviews
490 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

It's a landmark and where locals and tourists meet, but beyond that, I don't see investing more than ten minutes here. However, there is a nice native crafts store right next to here. Called in English, 'The fountain of padlocks', everyone knows where this meeting place is.

Thank RandyKasal
Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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101 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I came across this accidentally and only later realized it was a "site." I am single and this kind of thing is sad for me, but even if I was with a partner, I do t know if I would do this. However, it's very well taken care of, and for me. The best thing about it, is it helped... More 

1 Thank Diane A
Santiago, Chile
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190 reviews
151 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Fountain located downtown at the corner of 18 de Julio and Yi. It kind of appears out of nowhere as you're walking by, as it's on the sidewalk. It's surrounded by a fence in which lovers have placed various types of locks. I was there on a Saturday morning and was the only one taking photos of it. Worth a... More 

Thank jump78
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86 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Located in the corner of the main Ave. 18 de julio and Yi street is this fountain, which is called the fountain of paddlocks, and the story is that the bar of the corner, a well known one in Montevideo (Bar FACAL), bought this fountain and had it stored for quite a while until they put it out. Around the... More 

Thank Latitude33
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Its one of those really touristy things to do, but if thats your thing cross it off your list and go! Its not hard to spot...its right on the main street on the corner. I ran into it accidentally. The same type of lock and love is in Paris, basically the same idea.

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