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Parque Rodó Free Walking Tour
Activities in Montevideo

Parque Rodó Free Walking Tour

  • Spanish Spanish
  • 2 hours

Parque Rodó park in Montevideo is one of the most iconic locations in the Uruguyuan capital. Find out for yourself why when you join us on our amazing free tour.

Parque Rodó Free Walking Tour

The famous Parque Rodó Castle is the departure point for our guided tour of these beautiful gardens situated on the south side of Montevideo. While we hear about the castle's origins and the famous Uruguayan writer and politician who this park is dedicated to, we will head to the musically themed walls which bring color to this city. The realism of these paintings will amaze you.

We continue our free tour of Parque Rodó hearing all about the history of the last Uruguayan dictatorship, and how this park played an important role in that period. The walk continues to the monument dedicated to Jose Rodó. Closeby to this iconic stature, we will come to the National Museum of Visual Arts. Inside the center, we will see a fascinating exhibition of Uruguayan painting and sculpture.

Our next stop is the grounds of the Luis Franzini Stadium where the local club Defensor Sporting plays its home matches. We will then pass the monument to Confucius, and learn what connection he has to Montevideo before we end the free tour in front of the headquarters of Mercosur, one of South America's most important intergovernmental organization organizations.

You name the price

Our guides work exclusively for the tips they receive from the attendees. At the end of the tour, it is up to you to decide how much you think the tour was worth.

Important information

  • The maximum number of people allowed for a reservation is 6 people.
  • Children under the age of 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult. A maximum of three children is allowed for each attending adult.
  • Our tour does not enter any fee-paying attraction. However, we will visit the exterior grounds of different monuments.
  • In the case of rain, the tour will be suspended.

Price

Adults Children under 12 years old
Free tour in English
Free
Free

Free tour in English

  • Adults

    Free
  • Children under 12 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

2 hours

Language Spanish

The tour is exclusively in Spanish.

Included

Spanish speaking guide specialized in the history of Montevideo.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Montevideo).

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

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.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

Free!

Meeting point

Parque Rodó Castle

Cancellations

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

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