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Ciudad Vieja (Old City) is the tourism center of the city and for good reason it's beautiful! It won't take you very long though one day is enough. Walk down Sarandi street starting at the Puerta de la Ciudadela (entrance to Ciudad Vieja). From there you will pass may courtyards, restaurants, cafes,…
This “Old City” by the harbor retains remnants of the past, like iron gates and colonial street lamps, and, with antique shops, museums and cafes, it’s a great place for browsing.
3 beautiful plazas, Independencia, Matriz, and Zabala; the pedestrian walkway Sarandi, and the iconic complex of restaurants at Puerto Mercado.
Montevideo, Uruguay’s capital, is a major city along Montevideo Bay. It revolves around the Plaza de la Independencia, once home to a Spanish citadel. This plaza leads to Ciudad Vieja (the old town), with art deco buildings, colonial homes and landmarks including the towering Palacio Salvo and…