Montevideo’s distinctive architecture
City buildings are a mix of readily identifiable designs, spanning more than a century. As in any big city, sometimes you have to look for the treasure amid the everyday, but you don’t have to do it on your own.
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Montevideo has an old world / European feel to it, which isn’t that much different from cities elsewhere in South America. There’s a significant amount of street art on the walls, along with territorial graffiti, also like any other city.