is the capital and the largest city in Uruguay
, located some 20 km to the south-west from Paso de Carrasco
. The population is about 1,270,800 people in accordance with the 2011 census. Thousands of tourists visit Montevideo every year to see its gates and botanical gardens.
Airport Carrasco Intl (IATA: MVD) is 30 km away from Montevideo and is the closest airport to it.
Things to do in it
Puerta de la Ciudadela (Gateway of the Citadel), is one of the few remaining parts of the wall that surrounded the oldest part of the city of Montevideo, the citadel, which was torn down in 1829. It is located by Plaza Independencia, in Ciudad Vieja.
Jardín Botánico Prof. Atilio Lombardo is a tourist attraction, one of the Botanical gardens in Montevideo, Uruguay. It is located: 35 km from La Paz, 481 km from La Plata, 610 km from Buenos Aires.
Solis Theatre (Spanish: Teatro Solís) is Uruguay's oldest theatre. It was built in 1856 and is currently owned by the government of Montevideo. It is located in Plaza Independencia (Ciudad Vieja).
The Carnival Museum is located on 25 de Mayo Street in the " Ciudad Vieja" (Old City) in Montevideo, Uruguay
Plaza Independencia (Spanish for Independence Square) is the name of Montevideo's most important plaza. It separates Ciudad Vieja from downtown Montevideo, with the Gateway of The Citadel on one side and the beginning of 18 de Julio avenue on the other.
Mercado Agrícola de Montevideo is a tourist attraction, one of the Markets and bazaars in Montevideo, Uruguay. It is located: 38 km from Paso de Carrasco, 485 km from La Plata, 610 km from Buenos Aires.
The Montevideo Metropolitan Cathedral (Spanish: Catedral Metropolitana de Montevideo) is the main Roman Catholic church of Montevideo, and seat of its archdiocese. It is located right in front of the Cabildo across Constitution Square, in the neighbourhood of Ciudad Vieja.
The Cathedral of The Most Holy Trinity (Spanish: Catedral de la Santísima Trinidad), popularly known as " Templo Inglés" is an Anglican church in Montevideo, Uruguay.
If you have already seen Montevideo, there are still plenty of things to do on the outskirts of the city. If you are around, try one of the following places:
For pictures of Montevideo, take a look at our gallery.