Ciudad Vieja, Montevideo

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Located at the tip of a small peninsula protruding out of Montevideo, Ciudad Vieja, the historical center of the city, bustles with activity and houses a fascinating blend of modern and old architecture. The neighborhood also contains the city's port, an excellent open-air market, and several museums. You can find some of the best nightlife in the Uruguayan capital here, as young Montevideans flock to the center to party the night away. Make Ciudad Vieja a part of your Montevideo vacation plans using our Montevideo online tour itinerary maker.
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  • We came here as part of a cruise through South America. We walked from the cruise port and once you leave the port area it is nice. There are lots of small shops, street vendors and cafes. Nice...  more »
  • The old city is very safe and quite walkable. In fact, one must walk it to truly see it. We did take a city tour, which was nice and took us to places too far to walk to. However, when I later...  more »

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