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Palacio Legislativo

Av. de las Leyes s/n, Montevideo 11800, Uruguay
(598) 2 142
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One of Montevideo's most impressive landmarks is this neo-classical, three-story building, constructed in the early 1900s, and housing significant works of art inside.
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  • Average7%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Av. de las Leyes s/n, Montevideo 11800, Uruguay
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(598) 2 142
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"impressive building"
in 12 reviews
"parliament building"
in 6 reviews
"stained glass"
in 8 reviews
"legislative chambers"
in 3 reviews
"wood panels"
in 2 reviews
"declaration of independence"
in 2 reviews
"spanish group"
in 2 reviews
"italian marble"
in 3 reviews
"carrara marble"
in 3 reviews
"de los"
in 5 reviews
"imported from italy"
in 2 reviews
"neoclassical style"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful library"
in 2 reviews
"honor guard"
in 2 reviews
"worth a quick stop"
in 2 reviews
"main hall"
in 3 reviews
"falling apart"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Legislative Palace is a uniquely beautiful place. One that Uruguayans are rightly proud of. It is worth a visit and you will take many photographs.

Thank Delbe M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here as part of a shore excursion city tour and just stopped for a photo stop. This building built 1904 has 27 colors of marble and is where the parliament meets. It has a large square in front and statues. It seemed like...More

Thank angeleyes27
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour of Montevideo included a stop at the Legislative Palace. The building is impressive with its columns and steps. It would have been nice to tour the interior.

Thank Barheat
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Palacio Legislativo is the seat of government of Uruguay (much like their parliament). The building is quite spectacular and stands out, with the massive Uruguayan flag at the front. Definitely worth the time to stop and take a picture! Be careful though as it...More

Thank Steve Y
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

went back to see this place. Share with my children the meaning of it. shoed them the incredible architecture and the art. going up those steps after many years was moving.

Thank CPCA013
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Palacio Legislativo is an antique traditional building worth seeing. I think that if you enjoy having a gist of where the ones who are in charge of making the actual laws go, you will enjoy the visit.

Thank MEMarzioni
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

The place is beautiful, there are very good tours and you learn a lot. It was the highlight of my days in Uruguay.

Thank andreasknoth63
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Impressive building and good photo stop. To be fair, we did not visit inside so can only comment on its exterior.

Thank Harbridgetrek
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Got off the hop-on/off bus tour here for Pictures. Nice area, effectively on a large Roundabout in the centre of the road, but safe to walk around.

1  Thank boeingAde
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

very impressive building, worth the detour. However you have to be open to the morbid charme of Montevideo: everything is falling apart. Obviously there is no money around to restaurate the ancient buildings and walking ways. Nevertheless if you see the beauty behind, Montevideo is...More

Thank Laurent D
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22 April 2017|
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Response from Tatiana K | Reviewed this property |
Gustavo tu mejor opción es acercarte a la Embajada de Uruguay y pedir ayuda y Orientacion , para que te ayuden a buscar a tus familiares. Colegios hay latino americano y creo que con programa americano, el Instituto... More
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Response from handyReading | Reviewed this property |
Hi we just turned up and went inside and bought the tickets. The tours are timed so it may be as well to check out their website. Our tour was in Spanish although the lady could speak some English. They gave us leaflets in... More
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