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.

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