Palacio Legislativo, Montevideo

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Government Building · Tourist Spot
Built in imposing neoclassical style, Palacio Legislativo serves as the seat of the national parliament. Completed in 1925, the palace features 50 different types of marble and ranks among the city's most famous landmarks. Admire the stately exterior, complete with columns and intricate carvings along its facade. Join in on a guided tour, offered daily in English while congress is in session: you'll get a glimpse of the building's interior, and also learn more about the inner workings of the bicameral legislative system. Check with the information desk inside to reserve your spot. Before you head to Montevideo, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Montevideo itinerary maker tool, to make sure you see all that Montevideo has to offer, including Palacio Legislativo.
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  • Unfortunately, we were unable to see the interior as we only had a 10-minute stop on our guided tour of the city. Nonetheless this is a truly impressive building.  more »
  • Defintely a place to put on your agenda when in Montevideo. Less than an hour is sufficient to visit. The interior of the building is worth seeing.  more »
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