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Free Walking Tour of Montevideo Old Town
Activities in Montevideo

Free Walking Tour of Montevideo Old Town

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Very interesting and dynamic! Re informative and recommended
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Modernism and tradition combine in the old city of Montevideo. Discover its architectural legacy with this free tour around the Uruguyuan capital. Best of all - it's free!

Free tour of Montevideo

We will start our free tour of Montevideo in Independence Square in the heart of this beautiful city, where you will see a beautiful set of majestic buildings and historic monuments. Our guide will reveal the background of each of these important landmarks.

The first stop on the free tour of Uraguay's capital will take place in front of the Mausoleum of José Gervasio, whose life story is full of interesting twists and turns... then the tour continues through Constitution Square, where we'll drink in the imposing façade of the Montevideo Metropolitan Cathedral.

Next we head to Café Brasileiro and Plaza Zabala, where we'll immerse you in the long history, anecdotes and curious facts to do with the old town: a history as entertaining as it is surprising! 

The free tour then ends in the popular and lively Port Market.

Important information

  • The maximum group size when making a reservation is 6 people.
  • Children under the age of 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult. A maximum of three children per adult is allowed.
  • We will not enter any of the monuments visited on the route. We will only be visiting the exterior of these landmarks.
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Price

Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

2 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks en english and other language.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks en english and other language.

Included

English speaking guide with specialist knowledge of the history of Montevideo.

When to book?

You can book up until 10 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Most areas are accessible.

Sustainability

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No printing of documentation required.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 3 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free!

Free cancellation

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

Meeting point

Plaza de la Independencia (Independence Square).