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Quiet Area

We visited this sculpture during our three hour city tour. A narrated tour certainly provides... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
KLM53
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Wisconsin
Amazing Bronze Sculpture

The bronze sculpture captures the realism of an ox team cart and mounted lancer. It is dedicated to... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Barheat
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Hamilton, Canada
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Parque Batlle | and Ordonez, along Av. Dr. Lorenzo Merola, Montevideo 45000, Uruguay
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

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.

Thank KLM53
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

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...More

Thank angeleyes27
Reviewed 25 April 2018

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.

Thank Barheat
Reviewed 23 April 2018

La Caretta is a remarkably beautiful and interesting sculpture from bronze. It is situated close to the Tres Cruces area. It shows a carriage being pulled by oxen.

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Worth seeing if you are in the area. It's a bronze sculpture by local artist Joe Belloni from 1919 depicting oxcart drivers. We only saw it because it was part of our "City Highlights" bus tour arranged through our cruise ship.

Thank PasssionateTraveler
Reviewed 6 March 2018

This was another incredibly detailed sculpture similar to similar to Monument a la Diligencia. If you are in the area worth looking at, but as others have said, no need to go out of your way to see it.

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Well this was nothing more than a photo stop that frankly I could have done without. I noted that with swarms of inattentive tourists, three locals (men) were circulating through the crowds of tourists looking intently to prey on tourists. After making such an observation,...More

Thank Harbridgetrek
Reviewed 24 December 2017

La Carreta is a very nice statue, but it's nothing to go out of your way to visit. It's in the Parque Battle, and I would recommend visiting the park, so just swing by for a photo op if you happen to find yourself in...More

Thank Victor P
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We stopped here for a picture while on a 1 day tour from Buenos Aires. It was worth the stop, impressive, but not something to go out of the way to see.

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We made a short visit to Parque Jose Batlle y Ordonez. Here you find a bronze monument on a granite base by Jose Belloni, which was erected in 1934. It is an epic sculpture depicting a wagon and straining oxen. When we arrived in this...More

Thank Zoraida J
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