Montevideo

Montevideo Attractions

Barrio Sur (Barrio Reus)

4 star rating: Recommended 14 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Barrio Sur, often called Barrio Reus, is well-known for its unique modernist architecture and individually colored houses painted in pinks, blues, greens, yellows, purples, oranges and reds. Named ...  Read more

Independence Plaza (Plaza Independencia)

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Separating Montevideo’s Old Town and downtown areas, this popular plaza is thought to be the city’s most important one, especially since historic structures such as the Solis Theatre (the country’s ...  Read more

Palacio Salvo

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Constructed in 1928, Palacio Salvo is a historical landmark building done in a predominantly Italian Gothic-style, with classic and neo-romanticism influences as well. It was built by Italian ...  Read more

Castillo Pittamiglio

Walking down The Rambla in Montevideo, you won’t miss this building of red brick towers, with giant protruding ships and fortress-like architecture among the modern skyscrapers. Castillo Pittamiglio ...  Read more

MAPI (Museo de Arte Precolombino e Indigena)

Located in Montevideo’s Old Town, this Pre-Columbian and Indigenous Art Museum features two permanent exhibition halls and one larger hall for rotating programs. The first permanent hall focuses on ...  Read more

Montevideo Cruise Port

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Often overlooked by visitors to South America, the Uruguayan capital is an interesting mix of old and new. It may not have the glitz of Buenos Aires or Rio de Janeiro, but Montevideo offers a variety ...  Read more

Museo Torres Garcia

Located in the Old Town of Montevideo, this museum focuses on quirky, abstract and cubist  portraits and paintings of historical icons. These include Beethoven, Da Vinci, Dostoyevsky and many others ...  Read more

Port Market (Mercado del Puerto)

Viewing this building, you’ll be confused about what exactly you’re looking at. Originally built as a train station in another location, the facade ended up in Montevideo as a market, instead. ...  Read more

Solís Theatre (Teatro Solis)

Located in Plaza Independencia, Teatro Solis is Uruguay’s oldest theater. Looking at the architecture of the facade and interior, you’ll be immersed in old-world splendor and elegance, as the ...  Read more

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