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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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  • Is underground from Plaza Independencia. The remains of General Artigas are in this mausoleum and there are 2 guards to ensure the safety of the site. Free of charge.
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  • A visit to independence Plaza Artigas Yi naturally sucked feet. But it was not what comes with too much history of independence at that time because the. It is recommended to those interested in the history of independence of Latin America countries.
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  • I enjoyed the square Artigas on a Saturday when they were doing the celebration called TRADITIONS. We visited those places for free and the Artigas Square Monument was so fun full of artists working f...  more »