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Barrio Sur, Montevideo
Categories: Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
Barrio Sur attracts travelers with its modernist architecture and brightly colored houses, but most of all with its rich African heritage. You may catch a performance of "candombe": a dance that came to Uruguay together with African slaves, during which locals gather around a bonfire and move to the rhythm of large painted drums. The neighborhood is often called Barrio Reus after Spanish businessman Emilio Reus, who created workers' homes that were later remodeled by Italian artists and painted in shades of pink, blue, green, yellow, purple, orange, and red. Look for the square with a bust of Carlos Gardel, the most famous figure in the history of tango. Avoid the neighborhood at night and play it safe by keeping your cameras concealed. Arrange your visit to Barrio Sur and discover more family-friendly attractions in Montevideo using our Montevideo tour planner.
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Fiquei hospedada 4 dias em um apartamento no Barrio Sur e não me arrependo. Muito perto do centro. Tem ensaio de rua, tipo de escola de samba. É bem bacana. Muito seguro. Valeu a pena.I was 4 days hosted in an apartment in the Barrio Sur and don't regret it. Very close to the Center. Has music, kind of a samba school. It's pretty cool. Very safe. It was worth it.show original
No se si es lo mejor para visitar en Montevideo. Es interesante en Carnaval cuando se hacen las llamadas ahora no tantoNot it is best to visit in Montevideo. It is interesting in Carnival when calls are made now not so muchshow original
Es un precioso paseo para los turistas es un viejo Barrio fundado por Don Emilio Reus que se constituyo en un polo de atraccion turistica por su estilo rememorando a la arquitectura francesa .It is a lovely walk for tourists is an old neighborhood founded by Don Emilio Reus which I created in a center of tourist attraction for recalling French architecture style.show original
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