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Address: Montevideo, Uruguay
Description: This prominent plaza divides the old from the new Uruguay, and is...
This prominent plaza divides the old from the new Uruguay, and is surrounded by an interesting array of architectural styles. It also contains a statue of General Artigas, considered the father of Uruguay.
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Great for photos and interesting

We got some great photos of this place and we had a nice time chilling out in the park that is located nearby.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Plaza Independencia is a good starting point to see Teatro Solis, Ciudad Vieja and La Rambla. Not much to see in the actual plaza though.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We got some great photos of this place and we had a nice time chilling out in the park that is located nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Make this historic monument a stop on your family trip! It is a once in a lifetime experience! Absolutely a must see!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

at the very heart of historic city, it looks like all a tourist need is in around this plaza. But the place itself has nothing but a monument to the national hero, General Artigas.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

A great place to visit and see the monument to the countries hero who fought for independence against the Spanish

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This is a part of the city not to be missed because of the many important buildings in the area - Theatro Solís, and the Palace and the Executive Tower. If you take the Bus Turistico this will be one of the stops along the way. There are a few historical sites to see in this area of the city,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This plaza is in the heart of Montevideo contains impressive statues a their hero and his ashes are displayed in his mausoleum. The is a great place to start your walking tour of the city

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

This is the most impressive plaza in Montevideo. As opposed to plaza Matriz, now Constitucion, which is the most historic, or plaza Zabala, which is the most beautiful. Dominating the square is the huge equestrian statue of General Artigas, who spent the last 30 years of his life as an exile in Paraguay. No matter, he's now the personification of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is a historical square linking the old city to the new one. The Presidential Palace is on the square standing for the country independence. The tall skyscraper looking like a medieval tower is called Palacio Salvo and has become Montevideo landmark.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

A small, nice place to remember important days in the history of independence of this small, beatiful nation squeezed between two powerful neighbours.

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Address: Address: Montevideo, Uruguay
Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo

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