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Ciudad Vieja Walking Tours

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Very good introduction to the heart of Montevideo

A few months before our visit we booked an Old City half day tour with Alberto. We paid $50 total... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2018
RoadTripRoger
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Putnam, Connecticut
A fascinating introduction into a beautiful city

I had the pleasure of being guided through the old city with Alberto. It's obvious he loves his... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2017
Howard L
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Syosset, New York
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We offer a Walking Tour of the best of the music, food and culture of la Ciudad Vieja, Montevideo
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Gate of the Citadel | Plaza Independencia, Montevideo 10009, Uruguay
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+598 91 259 597
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

A few months before our visit we booked an Old City half day tour with Alberto. We paid $50 total for the two of us via Paypal. Directions to the meeting point were clear and easy to follow, just about two blocks from the cruise...More

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ciudadviejatour, Owner at Ciudad Vieja Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2018

Thanks for your detailed review.

Reviewed December 11, 2017

I had the pleasure of being guided through the old city with Alberto. It's obvious he loves his city and his knowledge is comprehension and impressive. Having an history major at university adds An extra dimension of professionalism to his tour. i it's apparent that...More

Thank Howard L
ciudadviejatour, Owner at Ciudad Vieja Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2017

Thanks, Bruce. I'm glad you had a great time on the daytime, as well as the evening, tour.

Reviewed August 13, 2017

Alberto is very knowledgable about Montevideo's history and made the tour very engaging. He was very flexible in terms of times and locations to start the tour, and very prompt in communications. Highly recommend the tour for those interested in learning more about Montevideo's rich...More

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Alberto R, Owner at Ciudad Vieja Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Thanks for the visit Andy.

Reviewed August 9, 2017

Alfredo is a very knowledgeable and interesting guide to the Old City of Montevideo. His love of history and his memory of pertinent details complement this beautiful city, and bring it alive. As a guide, he is generous and warm, and answered all my questions....More

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Reviewed March 28, 2017

this was a perfect tour for us in Montevideo for the day from the cruise ship. Easy to find meeting point right by the old port market & cross the st. from the ship. Not too long of a tour but a great overview and...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2017

We booked this walking tour from a cruise ship. We meet only 2 blocks from the port. It was good to get a bit of history about Montevideo. Tour was about 2 hours. A fairly cheap and easy way to learn a bit about the...More

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Alberto R, Owner at Ciudad Vieja Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2017

Thanks for taking the tour which was a little shorter than usual because the museums were closed due to the holiday this past Monday and Tuesday. I appreciate that you communicated your arrival time through text messages.

Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Alberto is an excellent guide. We took 2 tours of old city and wineries and Puente Del Este next day. It really helps that he is native English speaker and grew up in New York so he can easily relate to what we may want...More

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ciudadviejatour, Owner at Ciudad Vieja Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2016

Thanks for the visit. I am happy you chose to see more of the country the day after the walking tour.

Reviewed December 11, 2016

We enjoyed our day with Alberto..starting with walking tour of the old city,then auto tour of outside the city. In retrospect,wouldn't have missed much if we skipped the 2nd half of the day,as not a lot to see,compared with other cities we visited on this...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2016

I recommend this type of tour for a good 1st general sigthseeing. Is lovely to walk inside the historical area and our guide was a very nice woman with a lot of experience. A pitty we enjoyed her just for 1 hour. They are very...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

We had a tour booked with Bruno of MVD Tours that was cancelled due to family issues. He recommended Alberto and we were glad he did. Alberto was a very knowledgable, articulate young man who showed us why he loved Montevideo. To walk through the...More

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dmey
January 2, 2018|
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$25 USD per person. Thanks for the question.
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MaryLou P
February 16, 2017|
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The cruise ship terminal is just three blocks from our meeting location. Upon exiting the port, cross the street at the light and I'll meet you up ahead one block at the black lamppost with four lights. The tour is by... More
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MaryLou P
February 16, 2017|
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The cruise ship terminal is just three blocks from our meeting place. Upon exiting the port, cross the street at the light and I'll meet you one block up ahead at the black lamppost with four lights. The tour is by... More
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