Fortaleza del Cerro, Montevideo

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Built to protect a lighthouse from British invasion, Fortaleza del Cerro stands proudly over the city, offering a fantastic view. The fortress, built in 1839, sit at the top of Cerro de Montevideo, some 439 ft (134 m) above sea level. Today, the historic building houses a military museum, home to a collection of firearms. The lighthouse protected by this fortress continues to operate and runs regular tours. The area around the fortress is a little bit rough, so stick to main roads or opt for a taxi to get here. To plan Montevideo vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • the place is traversed quickly recommend it as it is a good place to take good pictures of the city.
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  • the fortress itself is small, but these great views, not be if they exaggerate or I was lucky, but take me a collective to the Hill, I get off on the streets of Greece and subi, zero problem nothing (that if, when I was going up the grass to the fortress) (, found on the floor a tramontina knife)
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  • 1800 Fort overlooking all Montevideo-beautiful and very rich in colonial history. Easy access and has guided tour.
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  • Nice place to spend an afternoon. Sometimes for those who do not know the fortress, this closed
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  • Beautiful view
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  • Excellent place of beautiful distraction view and quiet and family
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  • A beautiful view
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Montevideo's central neighborhoods offer plenty of hostels for budget-minded travelers, as well as a good selection of mid-range hotels for visitors looking for a bit more space and privacy. Luxury rooms are harder to come by, especially if you arrive without a reservation. If you want to indulge your every desire, your best bet is the waterfront area, where you can find four- and five-star hotels offering all the modern amenities you need, including complimentary bicycles and car rental services.
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