Fuente de los Candados, Montevideo
(3.3/5 based on 900+ 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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  • Very nice font, but when I visited I think needs more government care to preserve the tradition of putting the padlock and tie the love forever. Good call.
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  • Who was the first to put the first lock?! This is the reason that brings us until then. Interesting source but without great attractions like the Italian sources.
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  • I found a source too. It's in the middle of the Avenue July 18, you can find her walking around with no pretension by Avenue.
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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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