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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  • July 30, 2017
    From there, a view of Montevideo, beautiful, a neat square, which serves to appreciate the sunsets more beautiful. Not to be missed.
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  • July 11, 2017
    Place where you can enjoy always, you can go at any hour, Dawn Dusk or night, the view is beautiful
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  • May 29, 2017
    By its geographical condition square is a few meters above the sea level, that gives you an amazing view. Also is facing the sunset, a landscape that nature gives every day.
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