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Ciudad Vieja Walking Tours

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Address: Gate of the Citadel | Plaza Independencia, Montevideo 10009, Uruguay
Phone Number: +598 91 259 597

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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Easy to get . Well organised. General good sightseeing

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 well organised leaving at 11am and 3pm exactly. We did a tour in spanish with... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 old town without the history and commentary by Alberto would have been a mistake. We... More 

Thank Mari Anne H
Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016

Alberto is very informative and considerate throughout the tour. He stopped with us and spoke casually about the old city and its history. He is a great guide and made the experience a great part of our trip to Montevideo. The city is intriguing and has interesting nooks and corners throughout. You will enjoy this tour

Thank Sharon2002
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

I had arranged a walking tour for 14 people with another guide. When that guide's wife became ill, he recommended Alberto. I contacted him immediately and was assured that he was available for our group and would be provide a high quality tour. We were not disappointed. Alberto was waiting for us as we left the cruise ship. It was... More 

Thank woldridge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2016

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 

Thank froulo
Richfield, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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New York, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

2 Thank krayZpaving
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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