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    Montevideo sits right on the water, with several boardwalks, 'ramblas', that border the beach on the Southern end of the city. The city has many beautiful parks, the most popular being 'el Parque Rodo'. There are a couple of major markets, two of the most famous being 'la feria de Tristan Narvaja' and 'Biarritz' where you can find everything from fresh produce to antiques and everything in between. Pick up a fresh roasted 'chorizo' or 'morcilla' to chew on when walking the booths, and never miss to take a few 'churros' for sweet. 

    'El mercado de los artesanos', is an arts and crafts collaborative that sells wonderful local work in leather, silver, wool, and other typical materials. In the old city, there are wonderful antique shops to visit, and some great theaters as well. If you happen to visit in February/March, Montevideo has a fantastic Carnaval. Distinguishing it from versions in Brazil and Argentina are 'Murgas', street theater with singers and drummers that precede Carnival season.

    Although practically surrounded by water, Uruguayans are die hard carnivores, and Montevideo is no exception. Be sure to make a pilgrimage to the market by the docks, 'el mercado del puerto', for a genuine Uruguayan 'parrillada'. 'Chivitos' and 'milanesas' are other delicious staples, and for the more adventurous palate, all the other parts of the cow can be sampled as well.

    Montevideo is a strange combination of Spanish and British influences from over the years, but its true wealth lies in the extremely rich architectural heritage and the sheer number of artists, writers, and musicians who have made their home here over the years. Montevideo is also a major center for education, with close to a dozen universities scattered throughout the city, and although it is a modern city rivaling any other with plenty of skyscrapers and gritty sections, there is more than meets the eye, although it's certainly true that seeing beneath the grimy exterior takes a little bit of effort. However, once you begin experiencing the true cultural flair of the people themselves, you will find Montevideo beginning to grow on you.

    From dancing the tango to heading out to one of the beaches or strolling through one of the sprawling parks or walking through the historical sections of the city and taking in the Spanish colonial architecture, you will continually find yourself wondering if you really ever need to leave.

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      • Hospital Pereira Rossell
        0.35 Km from Montevideo
        Hospital Pereira Rossell is a hospital in Montevideo, Uruguay. It is located in the barrio of Parque Batlle, just west of the park of the same name. It was founded in 1908 and was built on land donated in late 1900 by Alexis Rossell y Rius and Dolores Pereira de Rossell. It was the first paediatric hospital, and shortly afterwards the first maternity hospital when they installed obstetric and gynaecological clinic in 1915. Later the hospital received a donation from Dr. Enrique Pouey for a radio...
      • Médica Uruguaya
        0.96 Km from Montevideo
        Médica Uruguaya is a private medical association of Uruguay with its central offices and hospital located next to Plaza de la Bandera (across Tres Cruces Shopping), between Avenida 8 de Octubre and Avenida Italia, in Montevideo, Uruguay. It is located in the barrio of Tres Cruces, to the west of the park of Parque Batlle barrio and.
      • Cementerio del Norte, Montevideo
        6.76 Km from Montevideo
        Cementerio del Norte is the largest cemetery in Montevideo, Uruguay, and also the largest green park area of the city. It is located in the barrio of Casavalle in the northern-central part of the city, about 7 kilometres from the centre. To the southwest is Parque Luis Rivero and the barrio of Aires Puros. The barrio of Las Acacias lies to the east.
      • Stella Maris Church, Montevideo
        9.94 Km from Montevideo
        The Stella Maris Church (Spanish: Iglesia Stella Maris) is a Roman Catholic parish church in the neighbourhood of Carrasco, Montevideo, Uruguay. The temple was built in 1918, designed by architect Rafael Ruano. It is dedicated to Our Lady, Star of the Sea, in allusion to the fact that Carrasco was a seaside resort when it was established at the beginning of the 20th century. The parish was established on 24 February 1934. Years ago was added the wooden image of a Christ Pantocrator in the main a...
      • Hospital Saint Bois
        14.42 Km from Montevideo
        Hospital Saint Bois is a hospital located at Camino Fauquet 6358, Villa Colón on the northwestern outskirts of Montevideo, Uruguay. It consists of a General Hospital and Eye Hospital. It was founded on November 18, 1928 and designed by Joaquín Torres García.
      • Jardines de Mater Terra Cemetery
        29.71 Km from Montevideo

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      Graphic showing average weather in Montevideo in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

      Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
      Jan 22.9 89 73.2 35
      Feb 22.3 96.3 72.1 37.9
      Mar 20.7 123.8 69.3 48.7
      Apr 16.9 97.6 62.4 38.4
      May 13.3 89.3 55.9 35.2
      Jun 10.6 86.2 51.1 33.9
      Jul 10.7 95.1 51.3 37.4
      Aug 11.1 89 52 35
      Sep 12.9 103 55.2 40.6
      Oct 15.5 97 59.9 38.2
      Nov 18.6 97.6 65.5 38.4
      Dec 21.4 76.7 70.5 30.2

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