Journals Montevideo

Montevideo Ciudad Vieja Attractions

Created by LenR on April 15, 2010 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
1 Story

My Uruguayan dream was eating thick slabs of beef, drinking red wine, and then watching sultry Latinas in smoky bars. You can actually do all this while enjoying an affordable room in a nearly elegant, European-style hotel surrounded by tree-lined, monument-laden plazas, in the old part of Montevideo.

Montevideo Sightseeing

Created by LenR on April 13, 2010 Best of IgoUgo

3 Reviews
2 Stories

The settlement of San Felipe y Santiago de Montevideo began as a strategic military post to control the Rio de la Plata and the eastern seaboard of what is now Uruguay. It was founded to counter the Portuguese colony at Colonia del Sacramento, and is now a major sightseeing attraction.

More Montevideo

Created by SeenThat on February 2, 2009 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

Another visit to this city allowed me exploring it better.

Montevideo: The City That Was

Created by SeenThat on October 20, 2005 Best of IgoUgo

2 Reviews
3 Stories

Its glorious early 20th-century architecture tells us the whole story: Montevideo was an important city a century ago. Nowadays, there are just the beaches.

A Tourist in My Own City

Created by Valerita on April 13, 2010

10 Reviews
1 Story

I (heart) Uruguay. That will be my last sentence of my last review after touring my city and my country.

Montevideo (Part 2)

Created by statesidecruiser on May 11, 2008

1 Review

Montevideo's history is littered with wars. It was created as a buffer state (almost a city state) between Argentina and Brazil.


Created by statesidecruiser on May 11, 2008

1 Review

First impressions of Montevideo harbor are extremely positive. On the quay are various historical artifacts relating to the shipping that has passed through these waters, the most famous being the Graf Spee which was scuttled by its admiral during the Second World war.

Heritage Day in Montevideo

Created by Montevideana on October 25, 2007

3 Reviews

It's a family-oriented event that gives you the opportunity to remember and even live the history you have learned in your old years at school...

Business Trip to Montevideo

Created by springbored on August 24, 2007

2 Reviews

Hotel Stays in Montevideo.

Montevideo's Nightlife – My Hometown

Created by Montevideana on July 4, 2007

4 Reviews

What I do and where I go during the weekends with my boyfriend and friends.

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