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. Before you head to Montevideo, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Montevideo itinerary maker tool , to make sure you see all that Montevideo has to offer, including Palacio Legislativo.
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  • Place well kept, clean, impressive architecture. It caught our attention the people sitting on its steps to drink mate very correctly
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  • It is the Palace where the Senate or Uruguayan Congress operated, sculptures of its domes and the best view that can be is from Libertador Avenue Lavalleja, street planned precisely so that from this Palace can be seen imposing. I recommend walking their four sides, each facade is very well designed.
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  • Very nice ride, near Montevideo. We experience Bouza (transport, visits, wine tasting, lunch full-starter, main dish, dessert, coffee and water) for 3,000 pesos. We were very well attended. Lunch is really excellent! The best of all the bodegas.
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  • This is one of the most iconic buildings of Montevideo. This area is very quiet and there are not many people around.
  • If you leave your cellphone at the entrance, you can visit it. It's small and cute inside, massive from the outside.
  • One of the most iconic buildings in Montevideo. The area is a bit sketchy.
  • Nice architecture, but the surrounded area need repairs.
  • A must visit in Montevideo. One of the iconic buildings of the city.

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