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  • Location:Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

Montevideo City Tour

Discover Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay, on this 3-hour city tour! Travel by bus and on foot as you explore Independence Plaza and Parliament Palace. Venture into the residential neighborhoods of Carrasco, Punta Gorda and Pocitos, where along Las Ramblas, you'll see vast beaches and beautiful promenade areas. Your expert guide will teach you about the history of the city’s barrios, as well as the unique architecture of the beautiful buildings.


  • 3-hour Montevideo city tour
  • Visit Montevideo’s main attractions including Independence Plaza and Parliament Palace
  • Explore the residential neighborhoods of Carrasco, Punta Gorda and Pocitos
  • Admire coastal views as you stroll down a picturesque beachside promenade
  • Learn about the city’s rich history and architecture from your guide
  • Complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Walk along Las Ramlas of Montevideo

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What You Can Expect

Montevideo City Tour

Independence Plaza

Take an insightful 3-hour guided tour of Uruguay’s capital city, Montevideo. After pickup from your hotel, your knowledgeable guide will take you to Independence Plaza, which divides Montevideo’s old and new areas and is dominated by a large statue of Uruguay's great military leader, José Artigas.

On the east side of this prominent plaza, you'll find Palacio Salvo, a 26-story building completed in the 1920s that was once the tallest building in Uruguay. Admire its beautiful architecture before exploring the west end of the plaza, where you'll see Puerta de la Ciudadela, one of the few remaining structures of the city wall that once surrounded colonial Montevideo.

Next, head to the area of El Prado, home to Prado Park and three soccer stadiums. After learning about this neighborhood from your guide, continue to the elegant residential areas of Carrasco , Punta Gorda and Pocitos along Las Ramblas. This gorgeous coastal views from Punta Gorda will let you admire the endless beaches of Pocitos. Browse local shops while strolling down the beachside promenade before relaxing on the drive back to your hotel.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015


5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Great introductory tour to Montevideo. Our guide, Marcello was very informative and made sure we had an enjoyable time.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

Excellent tour guide,friendly and very informative. Itinerary was great....highly recommend

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2014

Excellent. Comfortable bus. Informative courier.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2012

The tour was good, but I think that it would expend more time!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2012

Great tour at an unbeatable price! Would do it again in a heartbeat.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2012

Great orientation of Montevideo. A perfect introduction to first-time visitors. Do this at the beginning of your stay so you know where to go on your remaining days in Uruguay.

4 star rating: Recommended April 2015

A good tour. We were picked up a bit late and the guide was very good but had a lot of different nationalities so spent a lot of time repeating the same information but in several languages. The tour took in most of the city sights and good opportunities to take photos etc.

4 star rating: Recommended February 2015

The tour guide Rosana was very professional but also funny. the tour started on time we went through all attactions as expected.

4 star rating: Recommended August 2014

A good introduction to the city to get one's bearings - there are lots of sites crammed into the limited time. You don't actually enter most of the places visited, but can get out at several of the monuments and the legislative building. There's a rather boring and unnecessary stop at an agricultural market that is more like a sterile little shopping arcade, but other than that the places visited are of general interest/cultural significance. I would have like to be able to enter the Estadio Centenario. The 2:30 tour time is nice for us late-sleepers. The tour company does a decent job with this one.

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