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Address: Avenida 18 de Julio, Montevideo, Uruguay (Formerly Fountain of The Love Padlocks)
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It is a copy of an original, it is very dark in the evening, so you can walk by it and not see it. Could be something but it is like no one cares !

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2015
rhoney_320391
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Oxford, United Kingdom

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33 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't know if you can really call this an attraction? I wouldn't recommend this to anyone but someone who has an obsession with putting their and their significant others initials on padlocks and locking it on public property.

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Thank Lisa G
Montevideo Department, Uruguay
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

I didn't understand this at all. I'm in love, but why a padlock should symbolized love? May be you're a possesive person and you'll love this.

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Thank ArticPeneloP
Oxford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

It is a copy of an original, it is very dark in the evening, so you can walk by it and not see it. Could be something but it is like no one cares !

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Thank rhoney_320391
Ottawa, ON
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53 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

For couples: if you are in a couple trip in Montevideo, bring a lock with your initials on it and lock at the Fuente! Next to this fountain, there is a nice cafe (Facal) you can have a mate/cappuccino/cafe or anything in a little romantic place! I LOVED IT!

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Thank zenoOttawa_ON
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

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

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Thank Junsjc
Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 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 :-)

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

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.

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Thank Matt J
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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 ;)

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Thank carrerasrodrigo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

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.

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Thank ThiagoHP
Des Moines, Iowa
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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.

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