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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  • I don't have any tourist interest. Located in the neighborhood of the Hill it's a monument in memory of the disappeared during the military dictatorship.
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  • Apart from that place that was chosen to build it and the monument is well achieved aesthetically speaking also is capable of transmitting all that was intended to make it. Before I read what meaning had every thing and that made me feel differently. Really very well done.
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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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  • It is a place in the open air. In memory of the missing persons located in the Parqur Vaz Ferreira
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  • Another place of memories. It very nice view
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  • A very beautiful and charming place where you can go with your family and have a good time enjoying the air and the view, since you can see from this place the rambla of the Hill and with it all the good view of the port of Montevideo
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  • A place so that Latin Americans do not forget our common past.
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  • Very vandalizado.
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