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Fuente de los Candados

Avenida 18 de Julio, Montevideo, Uruguay
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Newly wed or teenagers, good idea

If you are a newly wed, on your honeymoon, or a teenager in love, this is your place, the guy from... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Danbury, Connecticut
Make your wish

Kind of like the one in France, there's this little fountain right the middle of 18 de Julio Av... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Canelones, Uruguay
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  • Average38%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Avenida 18 de Julio, Montevideo, Uruguay
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

If you are a newly wed, on your honeymoon, or a teenager in love, this is your place, the guy from a nearby newsman is making a mint with the candados! A really good idea from the city hall, instead of bridges they give the...More

Thank MC V
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Kind of like the one in France, there's this little fountain right the middle of 18 de Julio Av where you can put your lock and make a wish. If you don't have one, not to worry there are plenty of people around the place...More

Thank Dan19ita
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This is very cute we past by here when we were shopping one day. What a cute find and the locks now fill the fountain. We were going to go back and place a lock if we get time to.

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 18 March 2017

You frequently see padlocks on bridges around the world now, but this is the biggest collection I've seen. Walking up the high street amongst the masses of people and you could easily miss it. But once you do spot it you notice how stunning it...More

1  Thank stevebintley
Reviewed 6 March 2017

its a shower with a romantic legend. take a lock with your initials and your lover´s to add to the fountain. it says if you do so you will go back together again and you will be forever together. cute for 5 minutes.

Thank Love2TravelYay
Reviewed 2 February 2017

It's an interesting novelty; the locks symbolize eternal love , of sorts, and there are so many I'm not sure there's room for any more......worth a picture.

Thank DirkHendrix
Reviewed 19 January 2017

As in many cities in the world, the source of the padlocks, is an attraction in the city of Montevideo. Located in the corners of Avenida 18 de Julio and Yi street. Next to the cafe Facol, which has a statue of Gardel. There is...More

Thank Wilson_JrREC
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We probably never saw such a density of locks as we did at this fountain. Very nice and just in front of it there is a good restaurant (La Faca), which opens almost at any time. Try their churos while you observe the fountain.

Thank SaulloCastro
Reviewed 17 June 2016

My god it is packed with locks. The picture in this post ( the initial one) must have been from years ago. There are so many locks there now. Its cute but you can do it in 3 minutes with taking pics.

Thank angelina1813
Reviewed 25 May 2016

You usually find this kind of tradition in bridges, like in Paris, but the idea of a fountain was very kind and this one is a lovely spot for pics.

Thank Joseph-Polo
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