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Montevideo is the capital and the largest city in Uruguay situated some 20 km south-west of Paso de Carrasco. According to the latest census, the population of Montevideo is about 1,270,800 people. Thousands of tourists visit Montevideo every year to see its gates and botanical gardens.

Montevideo is served by Carrasco Intl (IATA: MVD) airport, which is 30 km away.

The most popular tourist attractions in Montevideo

1. Gateway of the Citadel
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.

2. Jardín Botánico Prof. Atilio Lombardo
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.

3. Solís Theatre
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).

4. Carnival Museum
The Carnival Museum is located on 25 de Mayo Street in the " Ciudad Vieja" (Old City) in Montevideo, Uruguay

5. Plaza Independencia
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.

6. Mercado Agrícola de Montevideo
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.

7. Montevideo Metropolitan Cathedral
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.

8. Cathedral of The Most Holy Trinity, Montevideo
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.

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Montevideo tourist attractions and interesting places

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Gateway of the Citadel

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Jardín Botánico Prof. Atilio Lombardo

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Solís Theatre

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Carnival Museum

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Plaza Independencia

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Mercado Agrícola de Montevideo

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Montevideo Metropolitan Cathedral

The Montevideo Metropolitan Cathedral (Spanish: Catedral Metropolitana

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Cathedral of The Most Holy Trinity, Montevideo

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National Museum of Visual Arts (Uruguay)

National Museum of Visual Arts (Uruguay) (Spanish: Museo Nacional de

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Executive Tower, Montevideo

Executive Tower (Spanish: Torre Ejecutiva) the name of the working

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Museo Torres García

The Museo Torres García is located in the historic Ciudad Vieja (Old

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Artigas Mausoleum

The Artigas Mausoleum is a monument to Uruguayan hero José Artigas,

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Obelisk of Montevideo

The Obelisk of Montevideo, officially listed as the Obelisco a los

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Holocaust Memorial, Montevideo

The Memorial to the Holocaust of the Jewish People (Spanish: Memorial

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Crystal Tower

starting $69

Crystal Palace Hotel

starting $73

Hotel Embajador

starting $48

Four Points by Sheraton Montevideo

starting $77

Hotel Europa

starting $61

Hotel Alvear

starting $36

Hotel Klee

starting $45

Hotel California

starting $38

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