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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  • You frequently see padlocks on bridges around the world now, but this is the biggest collection I've seen. Walking up the high street amongst the masses of people and you could easily miss it. But onc...  more »
  • its a shower with a romantic legend. take a lock with your initials and your lover´s to add to the fountain. it says if you do so you will go back together again and you will be forever together. cute...  more »
  • It's an interesting novelty; the locks symbolize eternal love , of sorts, and there are so many I'm not sure there's room for any more......worth a picture.  more »