City Tour, Local Sightseeing, All
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Approximately 3½ hours
Your tour of Montevideo begins in the Old Town, where you will start the tour by passing the Graf Spee Monument located in the port. The Graf Spee was a German battleship that sank in the Rio de la Plata during World War II.
See the Legislative Palace -- a beautiful, ornate marble structure, which has a place among the three most beautiful Parliament buildings in the world -- and visit the Mercado Agricola, a renovated old market hall that nowadays functions as a farmers’ market. You’ll gain an insight in the culinary customs of Uruguay as you mingle with the locals here.
Keep an eye out for the Battle y Ordoñez Park with its famous soccer stadium and the Carrasco residential area. On your way back to the port, you will pass the city's many beautiful beaches and visit Independence Plaza, ringed by Government House and the historic Solis where the mighty and iconic Carlos Gardel used to tango.