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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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It´s one of our main squares. Our history hero is buried here and the government building is just across the street. You can see the gate of the old wall that used to surround the city, it makes for a pretty cool photo. Just blocks...More
The centre of Montevideo is very walkable and this is a good place to include on your rambles. A large statue to Presidente Jose Artigas is in the centre of the plaza and you can enter (free) a mausoleum below where his ashes are guarded...More
Main square of the city. You will end up here at one point or another when in Montevideo. There are interesting old buildings adjacent to the square along with a mausoleum. Highly recommended. Walking tours depart from here as well.