Artigas Mausoleum, Montevideo

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Pay tribute to Uruguay's founding father with a visit to Artigas Mausoleum. Located in the middle of Montevideo's main square, the monument features an equestrian statue of Artigas surveying the surrounding area. On either sides of the statue are stairs leading to the mausoleum, where the hero's remains rest in an underground room guarded by a traditional guard known as "Blandegues de Artigas." Make Artigas Mausoleum a centerpiece of your Montevideo vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Montevideo trip itinerary app .
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  • Indescribable, emotion and energy very strong, being in the presence of the remains of the liberator of Uruguay. Very nice, access the Plaza Independencia.
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  • Tribute to the liberator of the country, Artigas. Nice place, guarded by two guards English type, with guns, clothes and it won't move. The changing of the guard is an attraction.
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  • the mausoleum is very interesting. two guards guarding the site, which has Scripture on the wall. the effect of an interesting tone lights. It's free and very fast.
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  • Big horseman and tall buildings. But a lot of demonstrants
  • The statue and the underground complex behind it are both amazing.
  • It is located at Plaza Independencia and a nice place to visit.
  • Excellent, must go place for any tourist.
  • Beautiful and sublime.

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