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La escollera, Montevideo
(1.8/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web)
Fishing enthusiasts will love La escollera, a favorite area of the port where locals cluster for a catch. Alternatively, watch the ships coming in and out of the harbor, or just take a long walk down this peaceful shore with its panoramic sea views. The neighborhood close to the harbor holds significant historical and colonial interest, with a checkered past in African slavery. Put La escollera and other Montevideo attractions into our Montevideo trip generator, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Breakwater is a place where welcomes are Beachcomber of waters in the outer harbour of Montevideo there you can walk to enter in the Río de la plata is a walk to fishing, walking, reading allows you to see the activity of the port and the city well to meditate very quiet
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  • Super interesting place to walk for a long time beside the waterfront or take some refreshment in one of the bars
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  • Being Montevideo I felt unsafe in full later, people sleeping in the street type camp, cars of people who go fishing in places that cannot be. The truth disappointed me the last time we went.
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