The Old City in Montevideo is filled with stories, characters and unique places. Dive into the history and culture of this historic neighborhood and join me for the story behind the building's facades. After getting to know the hidden gems of the Old City, we'll end our tour at the main plaza so that you can further explore the places we discover along the way.
el Mercado del Puerto, Plaza Matriz, Teatro Solís, el Palacio Salvo
The tour starts between the pink kiosk and the traffic light just outside the Mercado del Puerto/Port Market.
If you are staying in the city, take a bus that reads "Ciudad Vieja" or "Aduana". Get off at the Perez Castellano stop and walk down towards the port. Or take a taxi to the Mercado del Puerto.
If you are coming in by ship, exit the port on foot and cross the busy road at the traffic light. The tour starts a few meters to the left.
Places to stop along the way:
Confiteria 25 de Mayo is an excellent bakery to pick up pastries along the way.
Best time to walk:
During the day is the best time to explore the museums along the way.
The area is safe, but always be street smart. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a camera.