Montevideo is waiting for you! Are you ready to be amazed?
Come to discover Montevideo, a city where you can walk along almost 300 years of history from the colonial times to the twenty-first century. The city's memories, music, scents, architecture, cultural expressions and cosmopolitan traditions are reflected in its colourful sky and beautiful coastline. From its very beginning - discovery and foundation- Montevideo has been connected with immigrants and that may be the reason why it is so open and willing to host visitors from all over the world. Local people will for sure give you a warm welcome. There is no specific good time to visit Montevideo, as it is possible to find its magic in each season: summer, fall, winter and spring.
You will definitely breathe its poetry and music as if you were in a large open-air museum that provides you with a wide variety of options for leisure time: theatre premieres, sculptures, artworks in more than a thousand squares, that also serve as meeting points. The city is also known for its green areas; it counts with one tree every three inhabitants, which contributes to a high quality of life. Besides, the 30 km costline is something you should not miss; watching the horizon, contemplating the sunrise or sunset are valuable experiences that you will keep forever.
If you choose to discover Montevideo, you will find a city that challenges all your senses through its cultural icons such as tango, murga, candombe, good wine, gastronomic routes, countryside and city life that will leave you wanting to come back.
I invite you to jump into this unforgettable adventure. Montevideo welcomes you! We are sure that as soon as you meet the city, you will fall in love with it.
Mayor of Montevideo