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Plaza de la Armada, Montevideo

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Enjoy views of the South Atlantic Ocean and the nearby city as you stroll through Plaza de la Armada. Plenty of grass, trees, flowerbeds, and walking areas make up the square, which closely resembles a park. Find a bronze sculpture by Spanish artist Eduardo Diaz Yepes, located at the top of a hill and depicting the hands of a man clinging to a shapeless mass, representing the bitter moment of death. Head downhill toward the water to stroll along the promenade, or sit down at the local eatery and grab a bite while you take in a waterfront view. Plan to visit Plaza de la Armada and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Montevideo attractions using our Montevideo vacation builder.
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  • Along with the view from the Hill Fort is one of the best views of the city, but rather from la rambla, this square is the ideal place to spend an afternoon with friends, chatting, snacking, and watch the sunset.
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  • Not the most interesting of places to visit, however, the bronze monument-sculpture is in honour of those fallen in the line of duty for the navy. The attractive sculpture represents marine animals an...  more »
  • It is a beautiful view of water. We went by a tour bus so we stop lots of places. Make sure you wear a comfortable shoes :)  more »