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Palacio Legislativo, Montevideo

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Built in imposing neoclassical style, Palacio Legislativo serves as the seat of the national parliament. Completed in 1925, the palace features 50 different types of marble and ranks among the city's most famous landmarks. Admire the stately exterior, complete with columns and intricate carvings along its facade. Join in on a guided tour, offered daily in English while congress is in session: you'll get a glimpse of the building's interior, and also learn more about the inner workings of the bicameral legislative system. Check with the information desk inside to reserve your spot. Palacio Legislativo is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Montevideo Edition.
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  • Very beautiful, with many types of marble on the walls and floors. Several sculptures and tasteful furnishings
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  • Beautiful building with majestic statues and surrounded by many trees. About 6 blocks away you can reach easily on foot, to the agricultural market.
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  • The Legislative Palace for sure worth the visit, of course, has no internal, but the visitation schedules for sure will have good photos. And on the same day you can go walking to the agricultural market which is about 4 blocks and aloça there. A walk worthwhile.
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  • Medio corrupto
  • Nice architecture, but the surrounded area need repairs.
  • A must visit in Montevideo. One of the iconic buildings of the city.
  • We were there on a Saturday and there was hardly anyone there. It was perfect. Details on the building a statue made it worth the 1.5 mile hike from Independence Park. A little dirty with litter.
  • hermoso edificio visitas guiadas gratis para ciudadanos uruguayos