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Quaint Plaza

Small little plaza. Interesting statue. Ideally located to a lot of other points of interest such... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Santiago, Chile
Beautiful Area

This is a lovely spot to stop at and take a walk around. Surrounded by beautiful buildings. Front... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

Small little plaza. Interesting statue. Ideally located to a lot of other points of interest such as old buildings, restaurants and places for a drink.

Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Beautiful walk in the old city, very close to Mercado del Puerto and other antique buildings. Unique Gems restaurants in the area !

Thank bdorfman1
Reviewed 28 April 2018

This monument honors the great hero Bruno Mauricio de Zabala who prevented Portuguese invasion and takeover of the Montevideo area as well as other parts of the region. The statue was then erected to in the 1800s in this beautiful neighbourhood of the nation's capital.

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This is a lovely spot to stop at and take a walk around. Surrounded by beautiful buildings. Front and centre is the equestrian statue of Bruno Mauricio de Zabala, founder of the city. This is where we saw large nests for the green parrots.

Thank snoopy647
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We arranged a bike tour while in Montevideo through our cruise ship and this was one of the stops. Quaint with trees and large statue of Montevideo's founder Bruno Zabala on horseback.

Thank PasssionateTraveler
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Montevideo has a number of wonderful plazas to enjoy, and Plaza Zabala is one of my favorites. Though it lacks the activity of Plazas Fabini, Independencia, or Matriz, what makes this plaza so wonderful is that it is the perfect place to relax, soak in...More

Thank ASU_DrK
Reviewed 12 December 2017

The plaza is pleasing to relax in and people watch under the statue of General Zabala. Vendors set up and sell various wares. Great restaurants are nearby

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Zabala was the Spanish commander who first saw the potential of the area we call Montevideo as a strategic point that would provide a safe anchorage and be pivotal in the supply chain of the cone of S America. See this and wonder.

Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed 18 November 2017

I was surprised to see this so highly rated as our hotel was on this square and our room overlooked it. Apart from the statue of de Zabala on a horse, some swings and trees plus some good looking architectural buildings around its sides, it...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Quiet little square with a memorial statue to Zabala in the middle. not worth going out of your way for, but pleasant and quiet.

Thank Kevin A
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