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Free historical, cultural, artistic and gastronomic tour of Montevideo

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on January 23, 2023

Hi I am Jorge! I am a journalist with 20 years of experience in radio and television, curious and attentive to the symbols of a key place from a geopolitical point of view from its foundation to this day. I love my city and I love to share what I know about it with each new visitor. Some song will accompany our tour and also information about Montevidean mysteries.

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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

From the place where the first fort was installed in the 1700s to control access along the Río de la Plata to the heart of South America, passing through the remains of the wall of a city invaded several times, to the multicultural port capital that is cradle of "candombe" and "tango" music.
Art, history, architecture, beaches, parks and customs in the capital of Uruguay. A city that was baptized as "the Atenas del Plata" or "the Switzerland of America." Montevideo, a unique and universal place. An enclave of geopolitical and strategic importance.

On the itinerary, we will visit some of the main highlights of the city, such as:

  • Zabala Square
  • Metropolitan Cathedral
  • Sarandi Pedestrian
  • Solis Theater
  • Salvo Palace


During the tour, I will be happy to answer all your questions. I will love to share with you my culture and memories, as well as the best kept secrets that some locals don't even know.

I'm waiting to accompany you and make you take away a memorable memory of my city!

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    3QRR+XP8 Zabala Square, Circunvalació...
    3QRR+XP8 Zabala Square, Circunvalación Durango, 11000 Montevideo, Departamento de Montevideo, Uruguay
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    My head is always covered by a red hat or white and purple cap.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Independence Square
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Montevideo Town Hall
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Main Square
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Montevideo Cathedral
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Port Market
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Solis Theater
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Estevez Palace
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Salvo Palace
  • 9
    Outside visit
    english temple
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Rambla Great Britain

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

151 ratings
4.8
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Professionalism
4.88
Fun
4.67
Expression
4.86
Quality
4.85
Route
4.79
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Anne-Sophie 03 May 2024
Montreal

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Jorge is a really great guide !!! I learned a lot about Montevideo, the tour is really fun and we can ask lots of questions. 100% recommend this tour it's perfect !
AURORA 22 Apr 2024
Rochedale

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Well presented
Elizabeth 19 Apr 2024
Retford

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Good walk for an overview of the city and some historical context. Jorge was knowledgeable and friendly. Would recommend.
rtevans25 18 Apr 2024
Lakeville

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
Fantastic and educational tour with Jorge. Top it off with a sunny day and a small group, it couldn’t be better. Jorge is engaging and fun. Highly recommend
Elad 13 Apr 2024
Cabo Velas District

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Travelled in family - Apr 2024
Jorge was a great tour guide, we loved our time with him, his explanations were so interesting and we learned a lot, we would not be able to get this info by ourselves and he was very patient and funny. Thank you very much.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 100 people.
Pets
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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