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Parque Batlle | and Ordonez, along Av. Dr. Lorenzo Merola, Montevideo 45000, Uruguay
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Done in bronze and granite, the sculpture by Jose Belloni is a tribute to ox-cart drivers of the 19th c. The work dates from 1934. Stay on the path unless you want a lecture from a security guard, necessary as the work has been vandalized in the past. It is located in Jose
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This was just a 5 minute stop for photos of this beautiful artwork depicting an oxen team and cart with a soldier on horseback. Set a bit higher above a small pool, statue reflections in the water made for nice pictures. Created in the 1930s to honor 19th century farmers, it
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We visited this sculpture during our three hour city tour. A narrated tour certainly provides information that one would not have if stumbling upon this on their own.
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This monument was built by Jose Belloni in 1934 in honor of ox cart drivers and is a national historic monument. It is in the middle of a peaceful park and there are some vendors here selling souvenirs. It is good for a quick photo stop.
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The bronze sculpture captures the realism of an ox team cart and mounted lancer. It is dedicated to the ox cart drivers of the 19th century, many who travelled with Artigas during the liberation of Uruguay.
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