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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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  • Very pleasant by their environment historical. City Hall, Cathedral, the plaza with a cute group of artisans and the pedestrian Sarandi
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  • The square matrix is a CITES forced in Montevideo, since is located in the paseo of the city old, is a place ideal for rest, take something, eat, this surrounded of offers gastronomic and cultural.
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  • front it is the Cathedral and the Cabildo (now a Museum), it held the Jura of the Constitution of the Republic. Pay special attention to the delicious Parisian-style fountain. Saturdays there are antiques fair.
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