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No visitor should miss Montevideo’s old port market building, at the foot of Pérez Castellano, whose impressive wrought-iron superstructure shelters a gaggle...
For great views out across the city, take the elevator to the top of Montevideo’s most dramatic modern skyscraper.
This colorful Sunday-morning outdoor market is a decades-long tradition begun by Italian immigrants. It sprawls from Av 18 de Julio northwards along Calle...
On the Rambla between Punta Carretas and Pocitos is this eccentric legacy of local alchemist and architect, Humberto Pittamiglio. Its quirky facade alone is...
Dating from 1908, and still playing host to Uruguay’s Asamblea General (legislative branch), the three-story neoclassical Parliament building is also open...
Uruguay’s oldest church – begun by the Portuguese in 1680, then completely rebuilt twice under Spanish rule – is the centerpiece of pretty Plaza de Armas....
Also known as Plaza Constitución, this leafy plaza was the heart of colonial Montevideo. On its east side stands the Cabildo (finished in 1812), a...
One of the town’s most prominent landmarks, Colonia’s 19th-century lighthouse provides an excellent view of the old town and the Río de la Plata. It stands...
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