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Pause for a restful break at this tranquil park with beautiful trees, fountains, a lake and walkways.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Apr 18, 2017
“nice place to relax”
Mar 4, 2017
“Not a highlight. Quiet safe neighbourhood.”
Montevideo, Uruguay
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Reviewed July 8, 2015

Traditional place for cattle market. Now it hosts a (?) yearly fair for agriculture and livestock exposition and trade. Place is nice, have a lot of woods, and quite natural. A nice spot in Montevideo downtown. I actually don't know wha kind of other uses...More

Thank Ivan S
Reviewed May 15, 2015

The neighbourhood keeps that ancient air, with old mansions, long streets flanked by old trees and antique lights. It is specially beautilif in spring and in the fall. Several of museums are in this spot of the city. Nice place to live: quiet, very quiet....More

Thank Jean-Françoise C
Reviewed October 23, 2014

It is a huge park with lots to see and do. The houses around the Prado are very cool old houses from the early 1900s and the botanical gardens are really beautiful. Best to visit on a sunny day.

Thank Becca A
Reviewed June 30, 2014

El Prado is one of the most beautiful parks with beautiful monuments, historic sites and a pleasure to the eyes with all its greenery. A must to a visit to Montevideo.

1  Thank 2013Lucifer1
Reviewed April 10, 2013

Prado is worth visiting, but unless you know exactly how to get around in a car, hire a tour with a guide that will take you and show you the main highlights. You will see jaw dropping mansions and small castles belonging to families used...More

5  Thank Latitude33
Reviewed March 14, 2013

This neighborhood in Montevideo was were the upper class had their mansions build in the early 20th century. The tree lined streets are very beautiful and the old houses are very interesting to see. The parks in this area are very pretty and worth visiting...More

4  Thank Michael D
Reviewed September 4, 2012

Some of the most beautiful houses in Montevideo worth seeing for the architecture. Go to the Museu Blanes to get a feel of the interiors and gardens of these former palaces. Best to visit with a guide.

3  Thank ArtProperty
Reviewed April 25, 2012

Delightful historic neighborhood with "quintas" (large houses surrounded by wooded grounds/gardens), a park, an old hotel now renovated as tea-room. This is the neighborhood where the Blanes Museum and the Botanic Garden are located, and also the premises for the annual cattle show. The streets...More

4  Thank FaustinaT
Reviewed January 29, 2012

El Prado is a neighborhood away from the sea (though not far away), were the high class of Montevideo used to live in the beginning of the 20th century. Later, these families moved to Pocitos and further north. Today, there noble houses, with their great...More

7  Thank Marcos V
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