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Puerto del Buceo, Montevideo

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Buceo is a barrio (neighbourhood or district) in Montevideo, Uruguay.LocationBuceo borders Pocitos and Villa Dolores to the west, Parque Batlle, Unión and Malvín Norte to the north, Malvín to the east and the coastline to the south.Features and maritime activitiesThe coastal avenue along Buceo takes on the names Rambla Armenia and Rambla República de Chile. Across it is the Port of Buceo and opposite to it, a building with a pointed tower, which houses the Oceanographic Museum. After this, stretches the beach of Buceo.Buceo is home to the biggest shopping mall of the city, the Montevideo Shopping, and to the World Trade Center Montevideo.An architecturally important building is the Edificio Panamericano, opposite the Port of Buceo. The port is home to Montevideo's principal marina and has a beach by the same name. It is prime for hosting sailing racing events and has in the past.In October 2012 a giant statue of the project Greetingman was unveiled in Buceo, near the seashore.Educational facilitiesLycée Français de Montevideo (private, bilingual)
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  • Known as 'el puertito', this locations mainly caters to the locals who have eaten there since their parents and grandparents. Great fresh seafood, right by the seaside.  more »
  • There is some misunderstanding going on here, which led to the low rating at this site. Buceo Port is much more than the marina managed by the Yacht Club and the old club house from the 1930’s. Buceo ...  more »
  • It is the port of Montevideo yachts. It is in line with the city: is a small, charming. Highlights the Yacht Club, where you can have lunch, tea, dinner. It also has a couple of tennis courts. Annex to the port there are several local sale of good quality seafood, and fresh. A restaurant serves such products and is open every day. To my understanding is a type of American seafood restaurants in preparation and quick exit with no justifiable price and where they do not accept cards. The Puerto del Buceo is small and cute but do not expect a large Marina.
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