Plaza de los 33 Orientales, Montevideo

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  • It is a place steeped in history dating back to the year 1855. It takes its name in the year 1856 in memory of the 33 Orientals led by Lavalleja and Oribe who recovered the independence of the Eastern Province, which at that time was under Brazilian domain. In the square you can see a monument to Lavalleja, in addition to a mural painted by Juan Manuel Blanes and a sculpture of Albert Einstein and Carlos Vaz Ferreira, alluding to the meeting that had on April 24, 1925.
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  • Square of the most beautiful with many trees, green spaces and a source inside. Also known as square of firefighters, by its proximity to the barracks and its monument to the National Firefighter
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  • The Plaza de Los 33 Orientales is one of the most ancient and mythical places open in the city. Popularly known as "Plaza de los Bomberos" should your name when building centenary of the Fire Brigade, located in front of the square. Represents one of the "green sites" most popular in the city, as it is in the midst of the streets Magallanes, mines, Cologne and 18 de Julio Avenue, in the Cordon. In the area are several major sights and attractions: the monument to Juan Antonio Lavalleja, Centennial Fire Department, Firefighter Memorial Building and 19 June, as well as the statue of Albert Einstein.
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