Museo - Taller de Casapueblo, Punta del Este

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Learn about the life and work of painter, sculptor, writer, and composer Carlos Páez Vilaró at Museo - Taller de Casapueblo. Housed within a former summer house and studio designed by the artist himself, the museum and art gallery display the range of Páez Vilaró's exuberant work. He found deep and abiding inspiration in the African candombe music in the tenement where it flourished, and also traveled the world, exhibiting his paintings and other visual media. The museum's architecture alone makes the trip worthwhile: the white, warped-looking structure was built using traditional methods, using wood, concrete, and stucco. You'll notice that the maze-like complex contains no straight lines inside. As well as the museum and gallery, the building also contains a four-star hotel and a cafe. Use our Punta del Este trip itinerary planner to visit Museo - Taller de Casapueblo on your trip to Punta del Este, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Overlooking the beach beautiful, very nice place, excellent care, pictures, light rooms, truly to go visit them.
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  • Very nice Museum, and the view you have of the sea is wonderful. Yields good pictures. Worth a visit!
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  • I run a day, best of all ofcourse the view, are all rooms to the sea, do not expect to find a luxury hotel, capable services remain in the time, but maybe this is normal basic breakfast, style, location, correct staff care again through promotion, for those who go without locomotion buses leave on the route, on the viewpoint of the whale and take 15 minutes of walking along the road until you reach the hotel panorama but is scenic to do so if you are not with lots of luggage a remise for you go to find cobra as 15 dollars
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  • best sunset ever!
  • The place and the works are beautiful. However, the signs to reach the site is terrible. In the coffee that has the Museum served a portion of chips extremely salty, the Cappuccino was bad and very expensive.
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  • Place with very interesting history (see the history of Vilaró). Architecture unlike anything seen before. Advisable to drive, because there is no public transport nearby.
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  • Beautiful Museum. Input face Uruguayan 250. And despite being in renovation. A penalty to not know the hotel!
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  • Fantastic place, the whole House is a work of art. Has a wonderful Cafe on the second floor with delicious options. The sunset is unforgettable and romantic and the entry price is low.
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A major vacation destination, Punta del Este boasts a wide range of accommodation options, though most establishments remain relatively expensive even during the off-season. Summer marks the peak of tourism (December to March), and during that time even mid-range hotels charge top rates. Visitors with deeper pockets can choose from a number of three- and four-star hotels within walking distance of good beaches. If you're traveling on a tight budget, consider one of the hostels scattered throughout Punta del Este's residential neighborhoods.
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