Plaza Independencia, Montevideo

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Encircled by busy roads and countless important buildings, Plaza Independencia acts as the nerve center of Montevideo. The square's centerpiece, a 30-ton bronze statue of Jose Artigas, the national hero who helped Uruguay achieve its independence, stands proudly in the middle of the expansive public space. Go below the statue to visit a mausoleum holding the revolutionary leader's remains. Put Plaza Independencia and other Montevideo attractions into our Montevideo vacation planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This price is very well located, almost at the entrance of the Ciudad Vieja,, end of the central area. In front of you is the palace Salvo a beautiful building, with a double walk, worth, from another to Ciudad Vieja, as well as on its side the view of the Teatro Solis.. Square well cared for, with lots of grass and lots of flowers. It is worth knowing
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  • Beneath the Square is the mausoleum with the remains of General José Artigas, hero of the homeland. In its corner the Salvo Palace, first high building of the city, with very interesting guided and free tours.- Opposite, the Government House, headquarters of the Executive Power.- And the famous Citadel Gate, entrance to the old and colonial part of the city.-
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