Peatonal Sarandí (Sarandí Street), Montevideo

Peatonal Sarandí (Sarandí Street), Montevideo

Sarandi Street is a major pedestrian street in the Old City of Montevideo. It is reputed to be the most popular tourist attraction in the city. It begins at the Ciudadela, the last remaining bit of the old citadel on Independence Square.

From the Ciudadela, Sarandi Street extends along Constitucion Square, also known as Matriz Square, and ends at the Rambla, the great promenade by the Rio de la Plata and the Atlantic Ocean. There are a lot of buildings of architectural importance, art galleries, shops, and small businesses on Sarandi Street.

The most notable buildings include the Pablo Ferrando Edifice, the Torres Garcia's Museum, the Hotel Plaza Fuerte, the Club Uruguay, the Montevideo Cabildo (housing the city's archives), and the Metropolitan Cathedral of Montevideo. The Sarandi Pier (Escollera Sarandi), the southern breakwater of the Port of Montevideo, is an extension of Sarandi Street.

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Sight Name: Peatonal Sarandí (Sarandí Street)
Sight Location: Montevideo, Uruguay (See walking tours in Montevideo)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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