Montevideo travel guide

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You're Going to Love Montevideo

Montevideo is set along the banks of the Río de la Plata. Visitors will be struck by the historic architecture of Ciudad Vieja (Old Town), striking mountains, and the Spanish and Portuguese influences. For views of the entire city, check out the Fortaleza del Cerro, stroll through the Plaza Independencia, or go for a swim in the Carrasco neighborhood.

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When to Visit Montevideo

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Summertime (from mid-November to mid-March) is pleasant, and temperatures can get up to 86 degrees. Though it can get cold, temperatures rarely go below 33 degrees.

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How to Get to Montevideo

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Where to Stay in Montevideo

For an indulgent time, check in at the Sofitel Montevideo Casino Carrasco and Spa. The Alma Histórica Boutique Hotel in Ciudad Vieja has its own charm and comfortable rooms. The Casa Sarandi, also in Ciudad Vieja, is easiest on the pocket.

Popular Neighborhoods in Montevideo

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Where to stay in popular areas of Montevideo

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How to Get Around Montevideo

The Cost of Living in Montevideo

Shopping Streets

Check out the Tres Cruces Terminal shopping mall, Portones Shopping in Carrasco, or the Mercado del Puerto, which is a covered, outdoor marketplace.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk costs U$25.56, you'll find Tienda Inglesa supermarkets near the waterfront.

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Where to Eat in Montevideo

Enjoy a scrumptious but inexpensive meal at Café Bacacay for U$400. Or check out Cru for authentic and innovative Uruguayan cuisine, where two can dine for around U$2,400.