South Part Tour of Montevideo, Montevideo

South Part Tour of Montevideo, Montevideo
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You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the iOS app "GPSmyCity: Walks and Articles with Offline Maps" on iTunes App Store or the Android app "Montevideo Map and Walks" on Google Play. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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The south part of the city can be characterized as a beautiful part. It has a beautiful and green park that is a known place for rest for many people. There are also markets, museums, specialty shops and many other interesting attractions to visit. Take this tour to discover the beauty of this part if the city Montevideo, Uruguay.

South Part Tour of Montevideo Map

Guide Name: South Part Tour of Montevideo
Guide Location: Uruguay » Montevideo (See other walking tours in Montevideo)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
Author: jenny
Parque Rodo

1) Parque Rodo (must see)

Parque Rodó is both a barrio (neighbourhood or district) of Montevideo, and a park which lies mostly outside the limits of the barrio itself and belongs to Punta Carretas. The name "Rodó" has been given in memory of José Enrique Rodó, an important Uruguayan writer whose monument is in the southern side of the main park. On the north side of the main park is an artificial lake with a little castle housing a municipal library for children. An area to its west is used as an open air...   view more
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Sight description based on wikipedia
El Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales

2) El Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales (must see)

National Museum of Visual Arts, or Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, is located on Julio Herrera y Reissig esq. Tomás Giribaldi, s/n, In Parque Rodó, Montevideo, Uruguay. It was inaugurated on December 10 of 1911.

This museum has the largest collection of Uruguayan artists artwork. Among them are works of Rafael Barradas, Joaquín Torres García, José Cúneo, Carlos Federico Sáez, Pedro Figari, Juan Manuel Blanes and the artist Pablo Serrano who lived in Montevideo for twenty years.

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Sight description based on wikipedia
Estadio Luis Frazini

3) Estadio Luis Frazini

The Estadio Luis Franzini, or Luis Franzini Stadium, is an outdoor football stadium located in Montevideo. The stadium's maximum capacity is 18,000 people, and it is the home ground of Defensor Sporting. The stadium was closed during the 1997 season for renovations. It reopened on 16 August 1998 with the name Nuevo Estadio Luis Franzini. Renovations included a seating capacity increase and leveling of the playing area. Previously, the land sloped to the west, toward the Rio de la Plata.

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Sight description based on wikipedia
Ramirez Beach

4) Ramirez Beach

If you go from the old part of the city toward the east you can see the Ramirez beach. It is known also as the beach in front of Parque Rodo, that represents the most interesting amusement park in the city. The beach is known also as a calm and peaceful beach where people can read books and admire the beauty along with taking sun...   view more
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Teatro de Verano Ramon Collazo

5) Teatro de Verano Ramon Collazo (must see)

Teatro de Verano Ramon Collazo is located in the Quarry Park Rado. Now it is known as the Park of the Instructions of XIII. It was opened in 1944 as an entertainment center. It is unique due its form, architecture and model. It is an open-air theatre that presents shows and performaces of local and international...   view more
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Manos del Uruguay

6) Manos del Uruguay

Manos shop is a specialty shop in the Punta Carretas Shopping center. It offers high quality of natural materials from Uruguay made by craftspeople. There are woolen sweaters, scarves, shawls, blankets, rugs, tapestries, leather goods, and hand-made goods. Visit this place and choose something for yourself.

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Museo de Juan Zorrilla de San Martin

7) Museo de Juan Zorrilla de San Martin

Museo de Juan Zorrilla de San Martin is the museum house of the Uruguayan writer and poet Juan Zorrila de San Martin. The home preserves the furniture and objects of art and personnel objects of the artist. The house has a chapel inside it, the poet also was known for the number of kids he has, 16 in total.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday: 1 pm - 6...   view more
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Villa Biarritz Fair

8) Villa Biarritz Fair

Villa Biarritz Fair is a market that sells antiques, books, qualitative crafts and fresh flowers, traditional ornamented pieces of art as souvenirs that represent the culture of Uruguay. It is a place where you can find souvenirs and some presents for your family and yourself.

Operation hours: Tuesday, Saturday: 6 am - 4...   view more
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