La Carreta, Montevideo

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Cast your mind back to the days before automated transport at La Carreta. Depicting a 19th-century wagon pulled by hardworking oxen, the sizeable monument pays tribute to Uruguay's settlers, who toiled in their journeys across the country. Sculpted in 1934 by prominent artist José Belloni, the monument stands out as one of the main points of interest in its surrounding park. Keep your distance so as not to set off the monument's alarm--made necessary by vandals who once removed some of its pieces. Put La Carreta into our Montevideo trip app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Montevideo.
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  • Imposing monument located in Parque Batlle. Is an attraction to see, take pictures and then relax for a few hours in the Park. Worth the visit, as long as the effort is coupled with a preparation to take advantage of the Park.
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  • Tourist spot for photos. You can't walk on the grass around the monument. Ride made at citi tour.
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  • Beautiful sculpture, located in a nice Park for walking, exercising, meditating. With the presence of many tourists.
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  • A traditional sculpture at Batlle's Park. A poimt of meeting for tourist. It is a pitty there is no official souvenir office there. Nowadays good refactions has been made.
  • great statue work here.
  • Nice view
  • Very beautiful
  • La Carreta, Montevideo. The work is located in Parque Batlle, lovely place right near the Centennial Stadium. Is undoubtedly the great symbol of the city. The Uruguayan people seems to have your own pace of living life without running it today. It's worth a shot!
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