Fuente de los Candados, Montevideo

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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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  • The source is on AV. July 18. The enclosure of the source is covered with padlocks, some many old and rusted and others brand new.
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  • Don't pass by July 18 without visiting the Fuente de los Candados and take a picture with Carlos Gardel, whose statue is right next door, in front of the bar and restaurant Facal. Enjoy and savor a chivito house style. Not to be missed.
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  • It is located on AV. 18 de July, legend has it that if you put the lock with your initials and your couple relationship lasts forever. Currently the font is taken by locks and is stopping point to be photographed by tourists.
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