is the capital and the largest city in Uruguay
, located some 20 km to the south-west from Paso de Carrasco
. According to the latest census, the population of Montevideo is about 1,270,800 people, making it the largest city in Uruguay. Thousands of tourists visit Montevideo every year to see its botanical gardens and theatres.
Airport Carrasco Intl (IATA: MVD) is 30 km away from it and is the closest airport to it.
Tourist attractions in it
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
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.
Have you seen everything in Montevideo already? Let's have a look on the surroundings. If you will be around, try one of the following places:
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