Montevideo: Historic and Diverse - Old City and Center.

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: Spanish, Portuguese
Guru: Matias
Quality Verified Registered on December 07, 2019

My name is Matías, Uruguayan born in the city of Montevideo, 33 years old. Student of the Degree in Development at the University of the Republic (Social Sciences), motivated by History, general culture, art. Interested in knowing new cultures, sharing experiences. My great hobby is traveling, reading about historical, political and social events. Open to the world!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Ciudad Vieja is a mandatory stop when visiting Montevideo. It is a witness to the beginnings of the city. I invite you to a special tour that includes historical facts, the general culture of the city of Montevideo, places of art and architecture where you can enjoy this cosmopolitan and cosmopolitan world. List of places: - Plaza Independencia. - José Gervacio Artigas Mausoleum. - Gate of the citadel. - Solís Theater (outside). - Sarandí Pedestrian - Alley of Sexual Diversity (LGBT) - Montevideo Town Hall (exterior). -Matrix Square. - Montevideo Cathedral. -

Piria Palace + Panoramic Viewpoint of the City with 360 views of all of Montevideo (only on the morning tour)

Plaza Zabala + Mercado del Puerto (afternoon tour only) (with gastronomic suggestions)

-Traveller recommendations: Bring paper and pencil, or write down my suggestions in your notes app. The tour also includes other gastronomic recommendations, local music, bookstores and more so that you continue to enrich your experience and make it like that of a local.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Pl. Independencia 848, 11100 Montevid...
    Pl. Independencia 848, 11100 Montevideo, Departamento de Montevideo, Uruguay
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    Our meeting point will be in Independence Square at the kiosk in front of the Palacio Salvo and 18 de Julio Avenue, the kiosk is called “Independencia”, this detail is VERY IMPORTANT since the square has two identical kiosks but with different names. IMPORTANT: always have the correct WhatsApp number to send you details of the meeting point.

  • 1
    Free admission
    Plaza Independencia
  • 2
    Free admission
    Mausoleo de José Gervasio Artigas | Prócer de los Orientales
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Tango Museum
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Palacio Estévez
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Palacio Salvo
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Torre Ejecutiva
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Teatro Solís
  • 8
    Outside visit
    San Sebastian Battery
  • 9
    Free admission
    Puerta de la Ciudadela
  • 10
    Free admission
    Peatonal Sarandí
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Cabildo de Montevideo
  • 12
    Outside visit
    Plaza Matriz
  • 13
    Free admission
    Plaza Independencia
  • 14
    Free admission
    Catedral de Montevideo
  • 15
    Free admission
    Mercado del Puerto
  • 16
    Free admission
    Mirador panorámico de la Intendencia de Montevideo

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Marìa Claudia 13 Jul 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Matias, es un excelente gurú que nos hizo conocer lugares muy bonitos de Montevideo, contándonos sobre su historia, sus habitantes, y personajes históricos. Muy atento nos dió muchos consejos, y otros tips para conocer otros lugares de la ciudad. Súper aconsejable
Valentina 04 Jul 2024
Viña del Mar

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Totalmente recomendado, disfrutamos muchísimo el recorrido
Barbara 29 Jun 2024
São Paulo

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Matias foi muito querido e atencioso na tarde fria que passamos juntos conhecendo alguns lugares em Montevideo! Recomendo demais!!!
Giulio 23 Jun 2024

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Travelled in family - Jun 2024
Muy amable
Claudia 21 Jun 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Matías excelente, nos aportó mucha información social, cultural e histórica y respondió todas nuestras dudas o consultas. El final en el mirador estuvo espectacular. Muchas gracias!
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 100 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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