Guided tour

Montevideo: Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

4.4 / 5

56 reviews

Activity provider: INVER

Montevideo: Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

Activity provider: INVER

From US$ 25 per person

Discover Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, on a guided tour with a hotel transfer. Immerse yourself in local history as you stroll through the Old Town and admire sites like the National Congress.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, Portuguese, English
Pickup included
Pick-up is available in centrally located accommodation in Montevideo.

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the most beautiful sights of Montevideo on a guided experience
  • See major local landmarks, such as the Agricola Market and the Port Market
  • Get lost in the charming streets of the Old Town and gaze at the cathedral
  • Come across the Legislative Palace, Centenario Stadium, and Battle Park
  • Learn about the city's rich history and culture from your expert guide
Full description
Choose from daily morning or afternoon departure times, then set off to discover the city of Montevideo. Founded between 1724 and 1730, it preserves a wealth of architectural and cultural heritage. Start the tour in the Old Town, from the City's Port at the del Puerto Market, the main gastronomic center in the city. Follow your guide to the Matriz Cathedral, Independence Square, and Avenue 18 de Julio, the main commercial center of the city. Then, continue to the Legislative Palace, the National Congress inaugurated in 1925 projected by the architect Cayetano Moretti. Visit the Agricola Market, where you will have some free time to explore. From there, visit the Centenario Stadium, declared a World Soccer Monument. Then go to Batlle Park to see the sculpture La Carreta, before the return back to your accommodation.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour guide in English, Spanish, and Portuguese-speaking
  • Tour for AM - 07:45 am to 08:55 am We pick up passengers from hotels - Start at 09:00 am - Finish aprox 12:30 pm (depend number of the tourist and traffic)
  • Tour for PM - Start at 15:00 pm - 13:45 pm to 14:55 pm We pick up passengers from hotelsFinish aprox 18:30 pm (depend number of the tourist and traffic)
  • Entrances fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Food and drinks

Know before you go

  • Entrance fees to sights visited are not included in the price of the tour
  • Tips are not included
  • Guests are not permitted to eat or drink on the bus or in the van
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 56 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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Good tour Carmen very pleasant and kind, took us to the old city to tour the tourist centers of interest. The bus was full of Chileans, only 2 Bolivian friends, we had a great time, you can't miss this activity, it is very good to do it even the first day because if you want you can repeat somewhere later being alone

October 31, 2022

Good tour - not a lot to see in the city, but they did a good job of covering the ground. Tour guide spoke a bit too fast but was really helpful.

January 1, 2023

Good itinerary although we did not see the cathedral which I was very interested in. Guide Marcela is very knowledgeable but is flat out with speaking in 3 different languages, which made her very rushed to keep up with the bus.

December 31, 2022

Product ID: 274107