In 1815, Artigas recovered Montevideo, taken until that moment by troops from Buenos Aires. He convened a Congress of the Free People in Concepción del Uruguay on June 29, 1815. The deputies of Uruguay, Corrientes, Santa Fe, Córdoba, Entre Ríos and Misiones were there.
Montevideo is the only archdiocese in Uruguay and, as its Ordinary, the archbishop is also Primate of the Catholic Church in Uruguay. The archdiocese's mother church and thus seat of its archbishop is Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepción y San Felipe y Santiago.
The Carnival Museum is opposite the port of Montevideo. It is an interesting way of understanding the feeling of this festival that managed to join different cultures. It is an interesting way of understanding the feeling of this festival that managed to join different cultures.
Se trata del Castillo Pittamiglio de Montevideo, una construcción de principios de siglo XX, creada por el arquitecto Humberto Pittamiglio (también autor del Castillo en Las Flores, Maldonado). Está sobre la rambla Mahatama Gandhi 633, con entrada principal por la calle Francisco Vidal 638.
La feria de Tristán Narvaja, inaugurada en 1909, es una de las postales de Montevideo. Comenzó comercializando frutas y verduras pero rápidamente se diversificó y extendió, hasta convertirse en uno de los paseos más característicos de la capital.
Behind the main house of the Museo Juan Manuel Blanes is a beautiful Japanese Garden. This garden was donated and constructed by Japan to show their appreciation to Uruguay for 40 years of friendship. It is a beautiful setting, with mature trees and lush vegetation, where pathways, bridges and ponds create a special paradise for the senses.
The Montevideo Metropolitan Cathedral (Spanish: Catedral Metropolitana de Montevideo) is the main Roman Catholic church of Montevideo, and seat of its archdiocese. It is located right in front of the Cabildo across Constitution Square, in the neighbourhood of Ciudad Vieja.
Montevideo (Spanish pronunciation: [monteβiˈðe.o]) is the capital and largest city of Uruguay. According to the 2011 census, the city proper has a population of 1,319,108 (about one-third of the country's total population) in an area of 201 square kilometres (78 sq mi).
Montevideo has many things to see and do; some dependent of the season - Uruguay has 160 km of beach coast, Montevideo is home to a lot of it. Lots of cafe’s and restaurants (gastronomically we are influenced by - Spain, Italy and Portugal, but we have made the receipes our own).
El Museo Gurvich dice presente en la 18va Feria del Libro Infantil y Juvenil El próximo lunes 4 de junio a las 15hs en el Salón Dorado de la Intendencia de Montevideo, en el marco de la 18va. Feria del Libro Infantil y Juvenil (organizada por La Cámara del Libro Uruguaya), presentaremos el libro "Conociendo a José Gurvich de la mano de Martín".
The city government of Montevideo performs several functions, including maintaining communications with the public, promoting culture, organizing society, caring for the environment and regulating traffic. Its headquarters is the Palacio Municipal on 18 de Julio Avenue in the Centro area of Montevideo.
<p>The <b>Obelisk of Montevideo</b>, officially listed as the <i>Obelisco a los Constituyentes de 1830</i>, is a <a href="/pages/w/112638998751395">monument</a> created by sculptor <a href="/pages/w/133110220062155">José Luis Zorrilla de San Martín</a> (1891-1975).
Palacio Salvo (English: Salvo Palace) is a building in Montevideo, Uruguay, located at the intersection of 18 de Julio Avenue and Plaza Independencia. It was designed by the architect Mario Palanti, an Italian immigrant living in Buenos Aires, who used a similar design for his Palacio Barolo in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Parque Rodó is both a barrio (neighbourhood or district) of Montevideo, Uruguay and a park which lies mostly outside the limits of the barrio itself and belongs to Punta Carretas. The name "Rodó" has been given in memory of José Enrique Rodó, an important Uruguayan writer whose monument is in the southern side of the main park.
Peatonal Sarandí in Ciudad Vieja Peatonal Sarandí is the main pedestrian street of Ciudad Vieja in Montevideo, Uruguay, and the most frequented tourist venue of the city. It starts from the Ciudadela, runs along Plaza Constitución (commonly called Plaza Matriz) and ends at the Rambla (the coastal avenue), at the eastern end of Ciudad Vieja.
Pocitos is located only 10 minutes away from the centre of Montevideo. Along the Rambla can be found many chic and fancy restaurants and shops which attract many people not only from other Barrios of Montevideo but also those from neighbouring Argentina and Brazil.
After a guided tour, before a performance, while visiting the Hall of Exhibitions or at any afternoon that we find ourselves in the old town, the store of Teatro Solís is a good opportunity to find the gift of distinction and souvenirs of the main theatre of Uruguay.