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Good for pictures, beautiful building right across

Is a beautiful part of the city, we were fortunate enough that the day was georgeous! All around... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
MC V
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Danbury, Connecticut
Door to the old city. Build arround 1800.

Is situated at one side of the Plaza Independencia (main plaza in Montevideo). Front of the door... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Pedro B
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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Peatonal Sarandi y Calle Juncal. Ciudad Vieja, Montevideo, Uruguay
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Is a beautiful part of the city, we were fortunate enough that the day was georgeous! All around that area is amizing arquitecture and the plaza, it's a busy section of the capital, one block ahead is the bus stop.

Thank MC V
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Inevitably, everybody has to walk through the gate as the connection between the Old and the New City. Nothing special. The old photographs look a lot more interesting.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 12 February 2018

The gateway to the city that dates back to 1741. Interesting but nothing exciting. At the entrance to Plaza Independencia.

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

There's nothing particularly spectacular about the gateway - it's a historical relic that marks the entrance to the Old City and has an interesting history - so just admire it for a minute, take your photo and then move on to other things in the...More

Thank Victor P
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Is situated at one side of the Plaza Independencia (main plaza in Montevideo). Front of the door starts the Sarandi Street, which is a walking place, 2 blocks away from the Cathedral Matriz. Very nice place to have a nice walk into the old city.

Thank Pedro B
Reviewed 29 November 2017

This gate connects 18 de Julio Ave. and pedestrian Street Peatonal Sarandí, which takes you to Old Montevideo and the port.

Thank Guido C
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Located on the entrance to the Plaza Independencia this small structure is one of the last pieces of the wall that surrounded the citadel of Montevideo that was torn down in 1829. Unfortunately someone has built a concrete block wall immediately behind it, no doubt...More

Thank westy54
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is one of the remaining wall of a Spanish Citadel which was destroyed in the early 1800's. It is located in the outer edge of Plaza Independencia.

Thank Zoraida J
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Puerta de la Ciudadela is one of the few remaining parts of the wall that surrounded the oldest part of the city of Montevideo, the citadel, which was demolished in 1829. It is located by Plaza Independencia, in Ciudad Vieja.

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

18 de Julio Ave ends in Independence Square. Across the square one reaches Sarandi pedestrian street through the Old Town Gate / Puerta de la Ciudadela. Part of the old wall that fenced the old town, La Puerta or its site is currently under restauration....More

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