Plaza Zabala, Montevideo

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Catch some fresh at Plaza Zabala, named after and built around an equestrian statue of Bruno Mauricio de Zabala, the founder of the city of Montevideo. The area draws locals and tourists alike to enjoy its greenery and children's play area. The wide space makes the area great for dogs to play in as well. During lunchtime, the square becomes a favorite place for locals, who come to enjoy their meal in a peaceful environment. Make Plaza Zabala part of your personalized Montevideo itinerary using our Montevideo online itinerary planner .
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  • Somewhere I read that it is the most beautiful square of Montevideo. You're not nearly. My fellow travelers agreed with me. She's pretty, nice and has some museums around, but it's no big deal.
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  • Beautiful site of Montevideo. A square beautifully preserved and maintained. It is pleasant to live time and contemplation in this site.
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  • Quiet little square with a memorial statue to Zabala in the middle. not worth going out of your way for, but pleasant and quiet.  more »

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Montevideo's central neighborhoods offer plenty of hostels for budget-minded travelers, as well as a good selection of mid-range hotels for visitors looking for a bit more space and privacy. Luxury rooms are harder to come by, especially if you arrive without a reservation. If you want to indulge your every desire, your best bet is the waterfront area, where you can find four- and five-star hotels offering all the modern amenities you need, including complimentary bicycles and car rental services.
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