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North Part Tour of Montevideo (Self Guided), Montevideo

Northen part of the city can be also characterized as a beautiful place. There can be visited a nice and green park, museums, botanical garden and many other places that will attract your attention. Take this tour to discover the beauty of the city Montevideo, Uruguay.
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Guide Name: North Part Tour of Montevideo
Guide Location: Uruguay » Montevideo (See other walking tours in Montevideo)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 Km or 1.8 Miles
Author: jenny
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Jardin Botanico
  • Aparicio Saravia Statue
  • Museo Juan Manuel Blanes
  • Japanese Garden
  • Parque Prado
  • Estadio Parque Alfredo Víctor Viera
  • Iglesia Carmelitas
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Jardin Botanico

1) Jardin Botanico (must see)

Jardin Botanica is known for its beauty and greenness. It has a beautiful and unique collection of pink roses and many other species, forms, smells. It serves as a scientific center, activities, information and training for biologists and for public. People can learn the flora of different countries of the planet due to the great number of different unknown plans for Uruguay.
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Aparicio Saravia Statue

2) Aparicio Saravia Statue

Equestrian Statue of Aparicio Saravia represents the epoch of civil struggle for liberties. Aparicio Saravia was a general that and a chief of National Party who organized a parallel power to the government of J. Slopes. Then was elected as the president of the Republic and having 15000 men struggled from the 1904 revolution. After nine months of struggle he died and his army disbanded.
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Museo Juan Manuel Blanes

3) Museo Juan Manuel Blanes

Museo Juan Manuel Blanes has also the name of municipal museum. It was established in 1930. It was founded in 1930, in which year the 100th anniversary of the first Constitution of Uruguay was commemorated, significant with regard to the fact that Juan Manuel Blanes painted Uruguayan patriotic themes. The city of Montevideo established the Municipal Museum of Fine Arts, and named it in his honor, in 1930. Manuel Blanes, June 8, 1830 – April 15, 1901 was a noted Uruguayan painter of the Realist school.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm

"(The above description is based on Wikipedia under Creative Common License)"
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Japanese Garden

4) Japanese Garden

Japanese Garden is a beautiful place located back yard to the Blanes museum. It is spread over 2000 m2 in the Japanese style arranged. There are different species of exotic plants, bridges, tea houses, waterfall, stone paths, benches and everything that people need for rest with the whole family.
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Parque Prado

5) Parque Prado

Parque Prado is the largest of Montevideo's six principal public parks. Established in 1873, it covers an area of 106 hectares and is located in the barrio of Prado. Located in the northern part of the city, the Miguelete Creek flows through the neighbourhood and park of the same name. The Presidential Residence is located behind the Botanical Gardens. Surrounded by the avenues Agraciada, Lucas Obes, Joaquín Suárez, Luis Alberto de Herrera and Castro streets and José María Reyes is Rosedal, the rose garden. The garden contains four pergolas, eight domes, and a fountain, while the 12,000 roses were imported from France in 1910.

There are two museums in the Prado. Established in 1930, Juan Manuel Blanes Museum is situated in the Palladian villa, a National Historic Landmark since 1975 and includes a Japanese garden. The Professor Atilio Lombardo Museum and Botanical Gardens were established in 1902. The National Institute of Physical Climatology and its observatory are also in the Prado. Across the Miguelete Creek from the Blanes Museum, in the neighborhood of Paso de las Duranas is a smaller park area which is called Prado Chico (Small Prado) and is considered as an extension of the Prado Park.
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Estadio Parque Alfredo Víctor Viera

6) Estadio Parque Alfredo Víctor Viera

Estadio Viera represents a multi-purpose museum in Montevideo, Uruguay. It's the home of Montevideo Wanderers Fútbol Club, and is currently used only for football matches. The stadium holds 12,000 people and was built in 1933. It has 4 sectors, named after great players of the team: Obdulio Varela, Cayetano Saporitti, René "tito" Borjas and Jorge "Chifle" Barrios. It's located in the hearth of the Prado neighbourhood of Montevideo, in the intersection of Buschental av. and Atilio Pelossi rd.

Parque Prado is the largest of Montevideo's six principal public parks. Established in 1873, it covers an area of 106 hectares and is located in the barrio of Prado. Located in the northern part of the city, the Miguelete Creek flows through the neighbourhood and park of the same name. The Presidential Residence is located behind the Botanical Gardens. Surrounded by the avenues Agraciada, Lucas Obes, Joaquín Suárez, Luis Alberto de Herrera and Castro streets and José María Reyes is Rosedal, the rose garden. The garden contains four pergolas, eight domes, and a fountain, while the 12,000 roses were imported from France in 1910.

There are two museums in the Prado. Established in 1930, Juan Manuel Blanes Museum is situated in the Palladian villa, a National Historic Landmark since 1975 and includes a Japanese garden. The Professor Atilio Lombardo Museum and Botanical Gardens were established in 1902. The National Institute of Physical Climatology and its observatory are also in the Prado. Across the Miguelete Creek from the Blanes Museum, in the neighborhood of Paso de las Duranas is a smaller park area which is called Prado Chico (Small Prado) and is considered as an extension of the Prado Park.
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Iglesia Carmelitas

7) Iglesia Carmelitas (must see)

Iglesia Carmelitas is a monumental church made in impressive Gothic style. It was built in two years and the first stone was putted in honor of the Virgen del Carmen. The brother Rufus was the architect of the church. The brother Estanislao was the inspiring genius of the building. Now it stands a beauty and unique piece of art.

Walking Tours in Montevideo, Uruguay

Create Your Own Walk in Montevideo

Create Your Own Walk in Montevideo

Creating your own self-guided walk in Montevideo is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Religious Places Tour in Montevideo

Religious Places Tour in Montevideo

Religion in Uruguay is separate from the state. More than sixty percent are Roman Catholics and the rest are members of different religious groups. Montevideo has beautiful churches that represent different confections and different architectural elements from the periods during which they were built. Take this tour to discover the beauty of religious sites in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.4 Km or 4 Miles
South Part Tour of Montevideo

South Part Tour of Montevideo

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.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 Km or 2.4 Miles
Tour of Historic Places in Montevideo

Tour of Historic Places in Montevideo

Montevideo is a beautiful city that has many beautiful architectural and historical places to visit. There are some famous palaces that must be visited and some plazas that exemplify the beauty of the city. All these places are named after important historical personalities. Take this tour to discover the beauty of the history of Montevideo, Uruguay.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.3 Km or 0.8 Miles
Museums Tour in Montevideo

Museums Tour in Montevideo

Museums enlighten us with regard to the history of a country. They convey information such as how old a particular territory could be, how many wars were fought there and the beauty of the culture preserved through time. Take the following tour to discover the beauty and the history of Uruguay. There are visits to the history museum, museum of arts, the history of monedas and many others.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 Km or 1.4 Miles
Central Part of Montevideo Tour

Central Part of Montevideo Tour

The central part of the city of Montevideo is characterized as having many interesting places to visit. It represents a cultural mix of places that exhibit the beauty, the culture and the history of the city's formation. There can be visited, museums, monuments of known people, zoo and football stadium. Take this tour to discover the beauty of the center of Montevideo, Uruguay.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles