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Cultural in Tacuarembó

Fiesta de la Patria Gaucha

This colorful, authentically home-grown five-day event is the planet's largest gaucho festival, attracting participants from Argentina, southern Brazil and all over Uruguay for exhibitions of traditional gaucho skil…
Pub Food in Tacuarembó

El Mirador Resto-Pub

This spiffy resto-pub pours eight varieties of Tacuarembó's home-grown Cabesas beer on tap, accompanied by chivitos (Uruguay’s classic fillet of beef sandwich with cheese, tomatoes, bacon, olives and mayonnaise), pi…
Museum in Tacuarembó

Museo del Indio y del Gaucho

Paying romantic tribute to Uruguay’s gauchos and indigenous peoples, this museum’s collection includes stools made from horse and cow bones, elegantly worked silver spurs and other accessories of rural life.
Parrilla in Tacuarembó

La Rueda

With its thatched roof and walls covered with gaucho paraphernalia, this neighborhood parrilla is a perennial local favorite.