Located at the tip of a small peninsula protruding out of Montevideo, Ciudad Vieja, the historical center of the city, bustles with activity and houses a fascinating blend of modern and old architecture. The neighborhood also contains the city's port, an excellent open-air market, and several museums. You can find some of the best nightlife in the Uruguayan capital here, as young Montevideans flock to the center to party the night away. Make Ciudad Vieja a part of your Montevideo vacation plans using our Montevideo online tour itinerary maker .
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Fomos conhecer a cidade velha no feriado de Carnaval, então a cidade tava bem vazia...então caminhamos pela cidade velha com muita tranquilidade podendo observar muitos detalhes. A arquitetura de algu... more »We went to meet the old town on the carnival holiday, so the city was pretty empty... Then we walk through the old town with great tranquility and can observe many details. The architecture of some shops are a charm. We walked almost 2 hours by the city sail and we observed that at some points it seems abandoned, because the garbage spread, very different from what I observed by Montevideo
Clima europeu, seguro, câmeras por tudo, Wifi liberado, mac donalds, sorvete la cigalle o melhor, mercado do porto. Perfeito. Mas fecha tudo cedo, tipo umas 18h. Somente uns dois restaurantes ficam ab... more »European climate, safe, cameras for everything, Wifi released, Mac Donalds, ice cream la Cigalle The best, Port market. Perfect. But it closes early, like 18h. Only a couple of restaurants are open in the port market.
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