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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." Plan your Artigas Mausoleum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Montevideo using our Montevideo tourist route planner.
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  • An unexpected visitor at the foot of a statue, Artigas Mausoleum is a beautiful tribute. Worth knowing it's a fine soon.
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  • The mausoleum itself, has no great attraction. Its surroundings are not to be missed. Citadel, galleries of art, craftsmen, pedestrian, place where is can perform shopping, view art contemporary, purchase of antiques, visit the square matrix, walk by the pedestrian Sarandi.
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  • Just down the Memorial, 18 de julio square, visit obliged and super interesting and recommendable!
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