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Best Private Montevideo Shore Excursion: City Tour. Optional WineTasting Tour.
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Best Private Montevideo Shore Excursion: City Tour. Optional WineTasting Tour.

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See the top attractions of Montevideo on a private shore excursion with your very own guide. You’ll visit several coastal barrios, stroll the Rambla of Montevideo —  a coastal esplanade — and view historic landmarks in the capital such as Independence Plaza, Constitution Square and Parliament Palace. Along the way, learn about Montevideo history, architecture and culture. Opt to extend your half-day excursion with a winemaking tour at a local vineyard and a tasting of Uruguay’s award-winning tannat wine.
$145.30 per adult
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Duquesadiner wrote a review Apr 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom1,366 contributions374 helpful votes
We visited this area and really expected much more from it. Normally when you go to area that symbolises a city you expect to be blown away. Sadly this was not the case here. The Main Street was attractive enough but there was a sense of hopelessness everywhere you looked. Graffiti seems to dominate and lots of shops are boarded up, yet open. We were unfortunate to be here just as the extent of COVID-19 was impacting on South America and clearly did not see Montevideo at its best.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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GoGo2SlowGo wrote a review Feb 2020
Denton, Texas1,534 contributions391 helpful votes
We liked the Independence Plaza - there are so many historic buildings there and the tango museum. The Avenida 18 de Julio is the main "drag" between the plaza and Batlle Park where the large football (soccer) stadium is and the great monument La Carreta which is a tribute to the establishment of the cattle industry. There are still more cattle than people in Uruguay and they are very proud of how they raise the cattle. The avenue is less than 2 miles from end to end and is a nice introduction into the city.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Christopher D wrote a review Feb 2020
Danville, Virginia46 contributions23 helpful votes
The concombe drummers and dancers will get your heart racing. The crowd is lively, festive, and fun -- but it's all a good relaxed, laid-back affair that makes it much less hectic or erratic than the chaos in New Orleans and other places. This is the place for Carnaval.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Elena P wrote a review Dec 2019
Romania4,722 contributions562 helpful votes
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This is an important avenue with some very beautiful art nouveau buildings, some of them in a deplorabil estate.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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ASU_DrK wrote a review Dec 2019
Phoenix, Arizona336 contributions54 helpful votes
I simply love the Avenida, and am drawn to it every time I visit Montevideo. Sure, maybe the “high-end” stores have left for snooty (boring) malls, but the street is still a retail hub of Montevideo that teams with activity and life every day. Weekdays are great when everything is open, but even on weekend when most shops are shuttered, you’ll find ample activity and people simply strolling and enjoying this beautiful city. The best part of the Avenida, however, are the wonderful plazas stung along its length that provide places to rest, people-watch, and enjoy some of the city’s most stunningly beautiful architecture. Have a bite at Bar Facal and grab a window seat, and watch the activity in the Avenida pass by. Don’t miss the tango dancing on weekends in Plaza Fabini. Great street!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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