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Pocitos

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Address: Pocitos, Montevideo, Uruguay
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This fashionable seaside neighborhood has all the amenities: shopping...

This fashionable seaside neighborhood has all the amenities: shopping malls, movies, restaurants and bars.

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Busy neighborhood by the Rio de la Plata river

Very nice view of the Rio de la Plata river and the beach, you can walk along the long boardwalk called "rambla". You can stop by Rambla and a street called Boulevard España... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ceci A
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice view of the Rio de la Plata river and the beach, you can walk along the long boardwalk called "rambla". You can stop by Rambla and a street called Boulevard España, there is a bar/restaurant to have a coffee, tea or lunch. It is a busy neighborhood.

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Bunbury, Australia
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911 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pocitos is an upscale beach neighbourhood in the Montevideo. This area is located along the banks of the Rio de la Plata and is characterized by its apartment buildings that adjoin the Rambla providing excellent views of the neighbourhood, the beach, and the river. There are many chic and upscale restaurants and shops in the area. There are many delightful... More 

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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly locals,decent beaches makes for a great day trip. Great for walking,jogging and biking. A little quiet this time of year so your choice of picnic spots.

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Turkey
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Closest thing to nightmare if alone and do not speak Spanish! Only positive memory was that the beach was ideal at the sunset; just put your music on and walk, walk for hours with no noise, no annoyance...

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Egg Harbor Township
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40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Pocitos is centrally located in one of Montevideo nicest neighborhoods you can have everything with a walking distance nice restaurants a beautiful rambla for jogging and have a beautiful stroll with a love one.

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Vienna Region, Austria
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

nice beach in the middle next to the street its an good bar with cold drinks! some nice waves, water with sand, brown color, but clean..

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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94 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Pocitos, on the Rambla, offers a very nice view of the bay and a wide,long beach. The neighbourhood is residencial. It is particularly nice to go for a walk at sunset, and to watch the city lights turn on.

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Perth, Australia
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991 reviews
610 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 359 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The beach front is 100% 10 story uninspiring apartment blocks Beach is quite attractive but with the water brown, silty & shallow it is uninviting

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Rio de Janeiro
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is a nice place to stroll along the beach. It is safe, clean and calm. Nice for a picnic or just to sit in the sun.

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Udine, Italy
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52 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Pocitos is supposed to be the "be all end all" of city beaches. But with 6 lane traffic and a wall of apartment blocks lining the beach, I would not get too up beat about the place. I really can't imagine how people can live there with all the traffic noise going on. However go a little more eastwards along... More 

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