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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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  • The site does not let the Uruguayan history, very cool sleeping in the Centre of the city. Acknowledgment of fights.
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  • It's not every day we encounter a mausoleum at the Centre of a town. The funeral of the local air back a certain "weight" to ride, but it's a beautiful place
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  • The entrance of to the mausoleum invokes a feeling of entering a subway station. It was strange to see a class enclosure, guarded by 2 soldiers, covered with dirty handprints. It looked like it hadn't...  more »