Memorial de los Detenidos Desaparecidos, Montevideo

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Pay tribute to the 178 people that were marked as missing prisoners during the 1972 to 1985 Uruguay dictatorship at Memorial de los Detenidos Desaparecidos. Known as the 'disappeared,' these victims of an authoritarian military regime are honored in the memorial, which consists of two pieces of high-strain glass with the names of the victims etched in. The memorial was unveiled in 2001, designed by architects Martha Kohen and Ruben Otero, who won first place in a bid for the project. To visit Memorial de los Detenidos Desaparecidos on your trip to Montevideo, use our Montevideo trip builder.
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  • Surprised by how successful that is. Assembly, the environment and the maintenance of the Park make a pleasant and poignant at the same time.
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  • The environment where the monument is located is very nice, a beautiful well kept Park close to turn on the strength of the Hill, which is a major tourist attraction
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  • On a hill with wonderful views over the city, between old trees, the simply held an impressive Memorial to the "disappeared"prisoners during the dictatorship of 1973-1985. A memorial against Menschrenrechtsverletzungen, recalls that of dark days of the Uruguayan history and as a step towards the refurbishment of the recent silence and assessing is thought of the victims. Locals visit this place in honor of family members and friends. And for travelers, it's the way to deal with an important aspect of the Uruguayan history which today characterises society and live together in the country.
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