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I spent plenty of time checking out Uruguay Attractions. Below you will find but a few of the many places you should visit when you travel to Uruguay.

If you would like to read more about any of these Attraction on this page, all you need to do is click on the links for more detailed information.

We always welcome new additions to this page about tourist attractions as well as this website so please contact Explore Uruguay if you dont find your favourite attractions in Uruguay here.

Atlantida Uruguay

  • Cristo Obrero's Church
  • Pablo Neruda Museum
  • Casa del Aguila or Eagle's House

Chuy Uruguay

  • Barra del Chuy crowds often flock to this bathing resort located about 8 miles east of the city
  • San Miguel Fort serves as an inn for guests and it also the home to a fascinating array of Uruguayan historical artifacts
  • San Miguel National Park Hikers, families, teens and others can always be found exploring the rolling landscape and there are a number of paths and hiking trails or ride your bike or go horseback riding.


  • The Piedra Alta is the site where the people of Uruguay first declared the independence of a sovereign Uruguay nation.

Jose Ignacio

  • Lighthouse

La Paloma Uruguay

  • Corumba One of the most famous of all these rocky reefs. The name was given to honor a Spanish galleon that was shipwrecked in this location during the early 1700s, and amazingly you can see some structural remnants of this ship that are still present.
  • Hand made Fishing Boats stunning masterpieces
  • The Lighthouse allows you to climb to the top where you will look out over the city


  • Cuartel de Dragones or Dragon Fort
  • Museo Didactico Artiguista is situated at Perez del Puerto, this museum was set-up in honour of Uruguay's independence hero - Artigas. One room in the museum features bronze busts of the Liberators of Americas.
  • San Fernando de Maldonado Cathedral
  • Torre del Vigia


  • Casinos include:
    • Maroñas Casino
    • Hotel Radisson Victoria Plaza Casino
  • Ciudad vieja
  • Mercado del Puerto is a wrought-iron superstructure which houses a large variety of restaurants and cafes. It is recommended that foreign visitors come during Saturday at lunch time as the place is filled with locals and musicians.
  • Museums:
    • Museo del arte precolombino
    • Museo blanes
    • Museo torres garcia
  • Parque Rodo
  • Planetario where u can view the stars and planets
  • Plaza de la Independencia
  • Shopping Centers include:
    • Montevideo Shopping
    • Portones shopping
    • Punta Carretas shopping
    • Tres cruces shopping
  • Villa Dolores Zoo


  • Zooilogico del Futuro

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