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Address: Gate of the Citadel | Plaza Independencia, Montevideo 10009, Uruguay
Phone Number: +598 91 259 597
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We offer a Walking Tour of the best of the music, food and culture of la...

We offer a Walking Tour of the best of the music, food and culture of la Ciudad Vieja, Montevideo

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Great Guide and Introduction to Montevideo!

We had a wonderful private tour with Alberto! Our walking tour included all historical sights in the city center as well as art and literary institutions--various artist museums... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
froulo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful private tour with Alberto! Our walking tour included all historical sights in the city center as well as art and literary institutions--various artist museums, the artist district, libraries, and book shops. We also visited a few local neighborhoods that gave insight into areas outside the port area. The tour ended with a few beautiful city parks... More 

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Richfield, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

A fortunate accident: free tour in English. Good timing on my part. Guide was great. She knew her stuff. It was a great introduction to Montevideo and to Uruguay. Very Entertaining.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Thanks Alberto for a fantastic tour today. I got my own private tour and had the best time in my drumming lesson! Alberto is very hospitable and knowledgeable. Stumbled across International Day of Uruguayan Candombe which included drumming and dancing and lots of colour. Highly recommend this tour / company!

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2 Thank Nicky A
New York, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

I was arriving into Montevideo from Punta del Este for one night, and figured a walking tour would be a great way to get a basic layout of the city. I had my hotel call Alberto and he said he would be at my hotel in two hours to take me around the city, perfect! Little did I know, I... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Alberto is a great host and really helped me to get to know Montevideo. He's extremely welcoming - we had breakfast at his home on his rooftop terrace with great views of the city and then saw all the sights on foot. His knowledge of history and architecture in particular are excellent. And weaving craft beers, local wines, Uruguayan liquors... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Alberto took me on a "private" tour in the rain this week (no one else showed up!) he was extremely knowledgable about I the city, its history, and as a US expat, Was able to draw Parallels between the cultures and histories. Great loop expertly took us through all the major points of interest, including some off the beaten path... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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570 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Alberto, our guide, did a great job of explaining the history of Montevideo and the port area specifically. The 3 hour tour turned into 4 and a half hours as we indulged in a Mate and some goodies. Alberto answered our many questions and his answers were in depth and there was nothing he didn't know. He speaks perfect English... More 

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Thornhill, Canada
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Alberto is a wonderful tour guided who is prompt, reliable, polite and very knowledgable of Montevideo in both its history as well as its geography. As he was born in United States, his English is excellent. The walking tour is very interesting and well worth the price. We highly recommend this tour guide--you won't be disappointed.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

I did the ciudad vieja tour w my girlfriend and we were very pleased w Alberto. He's originally from ny, so his English is obviously perfect. The tour was a nice mix of history and present day relevance, and Alberto had the answer to every question we asked.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

If you are on a cruise, this is a great tour to take, as Alberto meets you just a 5 minute walk from the port area and most of the walking is in the area. He was great about answering emails promptly and providing information. My husband isn't a very good tourist so walking with him was more like being... More 

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