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“Main plaza” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Plaza Independencia

Plaza Independencia
Montevideo, Uruguay
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Ranked #11 of 138 things to do in Montevideo
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Owner description: 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.
Montevideo, Uruguay
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“Main plaza”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Main plaza.
Not that beautiful, but is a important place in montevideo.
One main avenue ends there, avenue 18 de Julio, that was all kind of shops.
Nearby exist one smaller plaza where usually are people selling things.

Visited November 2012
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“A big plaza with a statue of Artigas in the center.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Statue was impressive and the gate to the old city looked nice. Other than that, it looked like any other large plaza.

Visited September 2013
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“If only all of Montevideo was as well taken care of as Plaza Independencia”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

What I liked the most about this Plaza is the mix between old and new ... as in buildings and architecture. The older buildings have been washed and brought back to life something that lacks in the rest of Mvd. The Ciudad Vieja , Catedral Matriz and the Mercado del Puerto are near by.

Visited September 2013
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“Nice city to visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

Lovely city to walk around
This plaza has the best buildings
Uruguay is a great city to visit and great value
At least it was about six years ago
Very safe too

Visited September 2012
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“Very nice statue”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

You can see a huge statue of General Artigas which is nice and impressive, in a nice little park with old but very interesting buildings.

Visited May 2013
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