Here are the top 5 tourist attractions to see in Montevideo:

1. Plaza Independencia

4.5 /5

3 km
from city center
1 out of 5
places to visit in Montevideo

This plaza is the most important plaza of Montevideo. It separates Ciudad Vieja from Downtown City with the Gateway of the Citadel on one side and the beginning of 18 de Julio avenue on the other. The Artigas Mausoleum, in the centre dominates the perspective.

2. Palacio Salvo

4.3 /5

3 km
from city center
2 out of 5
places to visit in Montevideo

The building is located at the intersection of 18 de Julio Avenue and Plaza Independence, in Montevideo. It was designed by the architect Mario Palanti. The building was finished in 1928.

3. Solis Theatre

4.2 /5

3 km
from city center
3 out of 5
places to visit in Montevideo

The oldest theatre in Uruguay, Solis Theatre, was constructed in 1856 and is located in the Plaza Independencia. The theatre was rebuilt in 1998 by Philippe Starck, and was completed in 2004.

4. National Museum of Visual Arts

3.8 /5

1 km
from city center
4 out of 5
places to visit in Montevideo

This museum hosts exhibitions of aritists from all over the world. It was inaugurated on December 10, 1911.

5. Montevideo Metropolitan Cathedral

3.8 /5

4 km
from city center
5 out of 5
places to visit in Montevideo

The Montevideo Metropolitan Cathedral is the main Roman Catholic Church in the city.

FAQs on Montevideo

How can I commute within Montevideo?

Buses are the best option to get around in the city as the city is not so large and knowing the bus route helps to get around even better. Taxis in the city are not cheap due to the high rates of gasoline, renting a car is better option if booked already.
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What are the top hotels in Montevideo?

There are 318 Hotels in Montevideo which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Montevideo are Edificio París - Palacio Legislativo, Apartamento en Pocitos, Montevideo, Habitacion con b. privado en Pocitos Rambla, Renovated House, Aras Century Tower, SEAVIEW. You can see all the hotels in Montevideo here
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