Ciudad Vieja, Montevideo

3.9
#2 of 6 in Neighborhoods in Montevideo
Located at the tip of a small peninsula protruding out of Montevideo, Ciudad Vieja, the historical center of the city, bustles with activity and houses a fascinating blend of modern and old architecture. The neighborhood also contains the city's port, an excellent open-air market, and several museums. You can find some of the best nightlife in the Uruguayan capital here, as young Montevideans flock to the center to party the night away. Make Ciudad Vieja a part of your Montevideo vacation plans using our Montevideo online tour itinerary maker .
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  • It is a beautiful place where travelers can know the history of Montevideo. The Citadel Gate was rebuilt in 1959, due to the increasing deterioration was restored in 2009, marking the entrance of the Old City. There, as witnesses of those times, they are located, in Plaza Matriz, and the Cabildo de Montevideo, seat of the first Uruguayan constitutional government. You can not miss visiting....
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  • We went to Montevideo on a cruise from Buenos Aires, although I had already visited the place a few years ago, now we were able to tour it a little more. We arrived walking from the port to the old town. The Citadel Gate marks the beginning of the Sarandí pedestrian, which leads to the center of the old city. We can find numbers bars, restaurants, offices, banks, several museums, the Cabildo, the Solís Theater and the Matrix Church among other things to see. Unfortunately the time we had was not much to enjoy the whole area.
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