Plaza Independencia, Montevideo

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Encircled by busy roads and countless important buildings, Plaza Independencia acts as the nerve center of Montevideo. The square's centerpiece, a 30-ton bronze statue of Jose Artigas, the national hero who helped Uruguay achieve its independence, stands proudly in the middle of the expansive public space. Go below the statue to visit a mausoleum holding the revolutionary leader's remains. Put Plaza Independencia and other Montevideo attractions into our Montevideo vacation planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Nothing special but here you can find Salvo Palace, Artigas' Mausoleum and you can also cross the Puerta de la Ciudadela to start a nice walk at the city center.  more »
  • Very pretty square. Visit to the mausoleum on worth square. We attended the ceremony of the changing of the guard of the mausoleum. Very pretty.
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