Montevideo is an up-and-coming city that is welcoming more and more visitors to its shores each year. Want to be one of the next? Then, check out our latest deals on cruises visiting Montevideo. In the meantime, here’s why Montevideo is such a great place to visit.
Uruguay’s capital city is home to around 1.3 million people – a third of the overall population – and it’s fast gaining a reputation for fascinating architecture and distinctive laid-back culture.
The city is located on the south coast of Uruguay, making it a perfect spot to visit on a South America cruise. The port of Montevideo welcomes many thousands of visitors each year.
Popular tourist spots include the Old Town, Ciudad Vieja; Palacio Salvo, which dominates the city’s skyline; the National History Museum, which is free to enter; the sexual diversity monument, which signifies the country’s welcoming approach to people of all sexual orientations; and Museo Blanes, which features 19th and 20th century Uruguayan art.
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