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Best things to do in Montevideo

Music Venue
“During February and up until mid-March, Uruguay celebrates the longest Carnival on Earth. Every single day in more than 20 locations, local groups go up the stage to do their show. This is the theater where bands perform to get a price at the end of Carnaval. It starts at 7 PM. You need to go to an Abitab to buy a regular. This costs around 10-12 USD, depending on the location you want. This is the most authentic thing an Uruguayan can do during the summer. ”
31 locals recommend
Book Store
“You would never expect the beautiful and peaceful oasis inside when just walking past Escaramuza. Both a book store, social space, cafe and restaurant it is an absolute must to go by even if just for a coffee. ”
38 locals recommend
Route
“One of the main square sof the city, in the milit between the Old Town and Donwtown districts.”
36 locals recommend
Flea Market
“Tristán Narvaja street market is a traditional street market that takes place every Sunday in Montevideo. In the middle of Cordón neighbourhood, Tristán Narvaja street stretches from 18 de Julio Avenue through La Paz street. Great selection of Antiques. ”
38 locals recommend
Museum
“Juan Manuel Blanes Municipal Museum of the Arts is the name of a municipal museum in Prado, Montevideo, Uruguay. ”
19 locals recommend
Food Court
“It used to be the port market but nowadays it is a place with many restaurants inside where you can enjoy of different dishes”
27 locals recommend
History Museum
“Among its festivals, Carnival is one of most celebrated, a feast that has been celebrated since the 19th century record. ”
11 locals recommend
Park
“Hermoso parque de nuestra ciudad para hacer caminatas diurnas, ubicado a 3 cuadras del apartamento”
19 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Interesting neighborhood, some old mansions are still very well preserved. Worth seeing if you have some time, as it's a bit far from the city center.”
28 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Make sure to take a walk along the Rambla, or bus to Playa Pocitos. Not too far from where we are located this beach has the Cartel de Montevideo (Montevideo sign) on the hill going down to the beach. This is a great place for a photo to remember your visit! ”
22 locals recommend
Route
“ La porción de la RAMBLA donde se reúne más gente. /Part of the RAMBLA where most people gather.”
22 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Main Bus Station - intercity and international buses (also bus/ferry connection to Buenos Aires)”
37 locals recommend
Waterfront
“Walking by the rambla is beautiful, on a sunny day specially nice, go west to see the sunset. ”
23 locals recommend
Golf Course
“Hacia 1894 se fundó el Golf Club de Montevideo luego llamado Club de Golf del Uruguay. Ocupa todo el espacio entre el costado oeste del Bulevar Artigas, la Rambla, y el Parque Rodó.”
18 locals recommend
Cafe
“Moderno e imaginativo lugar con un menu original. Decorado de forma linda y comida rica. /// Modern and imaginative place with an original menu. Nicely decorated and tasty food.”
26 locals recommend
Bar
“Bar para comer, tomar copas y música.------ Bar for eating, drinking and music”
20 locals recommend