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What to do in Uruguay
ontevideo the capital of Uruguay is often described as ‘Eclectic’ where art deco buildings mix with dreary high rise. Carrasco is a beachside district offering restaurants, bars and Tango clubs.
Check out popular spots like Moshi Moshi, El Comedy Bar, and Naru Sushi Bar, which are serving up some great dishes
Don’t forget to check out some of the popular history museums, such as Museo Zorrilla, Cabildo de Montevideo, and Museo Romántico - Casa de Antonio Montero
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Rio (River) Uruguay is bordered, alternatively, by forest, lagoons and grassland. This mix of terrain offers birdwatchers some marvellous sights, the estimated 458 different species include: the rufous-browed peppershrike,the sooty tyrannulet, the coscoroba swan, the glaucous-blue grosbeak, the burrowing owl and whistling heron to name but a few.
Punta del Este
Punta del Este is a millionaires playground. Expect luxury private yachts, members only clubs and the rich and beautiful soaking up the sun or drinking cocktails.
There is something for everyone here though. A railway museum is very popular. See contemporary art everywhere. Visit the harbour where sea-lions come to dine on the abundant fish. A trip to orlero Street artisanal market is a must and don’t forget the giant human hand sculpture ‘El Mano’ on Brava beach.
This UNESCO World Heritage Site offers cobbled streets, brightly coloured houses festooned ith hanging baskets of equally bright flowers. It can be very busy as this is a popular attraction, butis well worth the visit.
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Need to know
Currency: Uruguay peso (UYU)
Visas: Not required by UK nationals
Air Europa: LGW via MAD, 4 days per week
Iberia: LHR via MAD, 7 days per week
LATAM: LHR via GRU, 7 days per week