Montevideo

  • Accommodation:
    • Hotel Orpheo Express
  • Transport:
    • Using taxis are relatively inexpensive but make sure you check the meter is working first and confirm the fare with the driver
    • During high seasons, such as summer (January to March) and carnival (end of February or March) fees can nearly double
    • Buses depart from Tres Cruces International Bus Terminal and serve all areas of the country, as well as international destinations, such as Argentina and Brazil
    • There is no long-distance train service in Uruguay. The train station in Montevideo is defunct
    • Boquebus runs a ferry and hydrofoil from Buenos Aires to Montevideo and Colonia del Sacramento
  • Things to see:
    • Mausoleo al General José Gervasio Artigas
    • Jardín Botánico de Montevideo
    • Rambla de Montevideo
    • Castillo Pittamiglio
    • Estadio Centenario
    • Playa de los Pocitos
    • Catedral Metropolitana de Montevideo
    • Teatro Solís
    • Plaza Independencia
    • Fortaleza Del Cerro
    • Mercado del Puerto
    • Palacio Salvo
    • Museo Del Fútbol
    • Feria Tristán Narvaja
  • Tips:
    • Don’t forget to stop at Letrero de Montevideo, down Rambla República del Perú. This is an open attraction, so you can visit 24hrs a day