Fuente de los Candados, Montevideo
(3.3/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web)
Add some romance to your trip with a visit to Fuente de los Candados. The Uruguayan legend says that if two lovers place a lock with their initials around the fountain, they can later return and their love will be forever locked. A charming point of interest, this site allows you to make a lasting memory (or ponder others') and then head to the small cafe nearby for a small meal or sweets. Afterwards, head across to the local handmade goods market that shares the square. Use our Montevideo trip builder to arrange your visit to Fuente de los Candados and other attractions in Montevideo.
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  • I wasn't expecting to meet a relic as well in the heart of Montevideo. A very European style, beautiful.
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  • No doubt that all who believe in eternal love must pass through here, can bring your padlock or buy one at a kiosk that is close, even up to record the names of lovers in the. It is not so far from independence square, and on the side there is a coffee with a statue of Carlos Gardel, which is also good for taking some photos.
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  • It's unbelievable the number of locks and the diversity of sizes between them.. next to find someone to sell you lent us a pen to write the initials on the object, the hard part was finding a spot to close our "Campos".
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  • Interesting place to visit and if you are going with your partner, you must leave a locker with your names there.
  • Iconic point of Montevideo to visit and take a photo and the other with the statue of Gardel who is on the side.
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  • A good idea that people came. There are days that the source does not work and this is a little dirty. If it weren't for that would be 5 stars.
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  • Although it is valuable to place a fountain to decorate the corner, or the source itself, or the location are very good. The theme of the locks seem to like people, mainly tourists.
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  • A beautiful fountain filled with padlocks, where couples are sworn eternal love
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