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Plaza Matriz, Montevideo
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Take a stroll through Plaza Matriz, the oldest plaza in Montevideo, to admire period architecture in a vibrant atmosphere. The center of colonial Montevideo, the square stands between some of the longest-established public buildings in the city, with the leafy plaza offering views of neoclassical buildings through the trees. Well-maintained and lively, the plaza hosts an abundance of street performers and street food vendors, making it a nice place to take a break. Market stalls selling trinkets, antiques, and souvenirs dot the square, surrounded by the hustle and bustle of daily life. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Montevideo holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Plaza Matriz and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Source which is located in this source, was the first source with drinking water, the citizens of montevideo were there to get water.
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  • We enjoyed the square full of local families and a plenty of shadow to escape from the Sun heat. Over there there is a great ice cream shop La Cigale, where you should try the Dulce de Lache with part...  more »
  • It is the historical center of Montevideo. Impossible not to visit the Cathedral and the Cabildo, stroll the square and venture into the old town. Highly recommended.
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