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Artigas Mausoleum, Montevideo
Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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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Fica na Plaza Independencia, no seu subsolo, possui escadas laterais que levam a ele. Ali ficam as cinzas do general José Artigas, guardadas por dois soldados da Guarda Florida. É um local feito para ... read more »Stay in Plaza Independencia, in his basement, has side stairs lead to him. There are the ashes of general José Artigas, guarded by two soldiers from the Florida Guard. It's a place made to honor what for them is considered a hero. It's a fairly quiet and respect.show original
La Plaza de la Independencia tienen un Mausoleum bajo la figura de Artigas donde se conservan sus cenizas y resguardado por dos policias/militares uniformados con vestimenta de la época de la independ... read more »The independence square have a Mausoleum under the figure of Artigas, where his ashes are preserved and guarded by two police/military uniformed with clothing of the era of independence. The Mauseleum is quite large and it is possible to know the main milestones from large messages written on the walls. It is an interesting place that does not take more than 15 minutes.show original
Fica na praça da independência, o mausoléu fica abaixo da estátua. Tem dois guardar permanentes no local e é muito bem cuidado.Stay on independence square, the mausoleum is below the statue. Has two permanent on-site guard and is very well taken care of.show original
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