Fuente de los Candados, Montevideo

(3.3/5 based on 1,000+ 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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  • There are many of these sources with padlocks everywhere, this is just one more. The truth that hardly gave me account that was going through the side of it.
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  • Small. Is on the corner of Yi with the 18 de Julio. Enjoy the visit the source and have a coffee in the Bar Facal.
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  • Let us down. The source is badly located, without care, no padlocks vendors nearby. We imagine something different
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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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