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The Best Montevideo City Tour

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    What to Expect
    Get acquainted with Montevideo’s architectural landmarks, neighborhoods and coastal views on this insightful 3-hour guided tour of the capital. Board your coach upon hotel pickup for the drive to Independence Plaza (Plaza Independencia), which divides Montevideo’s Old Town and downtown.

    Your guide points out the monument to José Artigas, Uruguay's great military leader and national hero, and leads you on a walk around the plaza. Admire the Italian Gothic–style architecture of the Palacio Salvo (Palacio Legislativo), whose 26 stories once made it South America tallest building. View Puerta de la Ciudadela, one of the few remaining parts of the city wall that once surrounded colonial Montevideo.

    Back aboard the bus, head to the barrio of El Prado, home to three soccer stadiums and Prado Park. Listen to your guide’s commentary as your city tour continues to elegant Carrasco, Punta Gorda and Pocitos, traveling along La Rambla de Montevideo. Get out to stroll a section of this beachside promenade where you can browse local shops and enjoy lovely coastal views from Punta Gorda before the return drive to your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Tour departs from your Montevideo hotel
    Departure Time
    2:30 PM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 3-hour city tour
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Van arrived early to hotel, which wasn’t a problem. Van was very clean and the driver was very safe. The guide was very nice but I felt like I missed a lot of the information that was shared because I don’t speak Spanish or Portuguese. The guide was aware ahead of time that I
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    We got Jaime's name from Mario Ramirez a tour guide who was unavailable the day we were in port. Jaime met us at the pier while we were in the city for a day on a cruise and was absolutely a fabulous guide. He walked us through the old part of the city and then toured us all
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    As we headed along the pier in Montevideo, we noticed a sleek black Mercedes parked at the entrance. I commented to my husband that that would be our ride for the next four hours. He laughed! Until Hector, our guide, ushered us to that comfortable car for our tour of the
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    This tour was run by TransHotel and they pick up at hotels, or as in our case by the port gates. The guide and very nice mini bus were waiting at the agreed time, there were 10 of us, all from the ship. Mikaela was very friendly and spoke excellent English, Mario, the driver was
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    in 3 hours we visited all remarkable places in Montevideo. Our guide was perfect both in English and Spanish, so everybody in the bus could follow her explanations
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