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Palacio Legislativo

Av. de las Leyes s/n, Montevideo 11800, Uruguay
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One of Montevideo's most impressive landmarks is this neo-classical, three-story building, constructed in the early 1900s, and housing significant works of art inside.
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Av. de las Leyes s/n, Montevideo 11800, Uruguay
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Reviewed yesterday

It's a beautiful historic building, worth visiting to appreciate every detail. A must if you appreciate architecture.

Thank Rocio D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very imposing building even from the outside, but the real interest lies in the interior. If you want to see it, you will have to make sure you're here on a week day and can take a tour. It's closed at weekends...More

2  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Our guide in portuguese was lovely Mabel who showed us around explaining all about this gorgeous building. The inside is stunning and the library will give you Harry Potter feels. All the different colors of marble will leave you breathless. It's interesting seeing the politics...More

Thank Natália B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Construction started at beginning of 1900, inauguration in 1925, now a monumental place. Best parliament building, great photos, best place if you want to lose your steps in the ''Pasos perdidos'' chamber and others. Be impressed by the surroundings of the beautiful materials and the...More

Thank Marie-Jeanne V
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is an enormous structure with interesting and ornate decors. Its construction started in 1904, designed by architects V. Meano and G. Moretti. The sculptor, J. Bellini created numerous allegorical sculptures to the building. The guide mentioned that the interior is made of marble. We...More

Thank Zoraida J
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Such a beautiful place. If you want to go to Uruguay, you need to go to this place. You can take a lot of beautiful pictures there.

Thank Francine M
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The Palacio Legislativo was inaugurated on Aug. 24, 1925, this coincided with the centennial of the country’s Declaration of Independence. In 1975, the Legislative Palace was declared a National Historic Monument. The impressive palace was designed in a neoclassical style; no expense was spared in...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Amazing that in today's world of political insecurity it is still possible to walk into a national parlement and take photo's freely! The most difficult part of the visit is to get parking, but apart from a few policemen standing about and the official serimonial...More

2  Thank silage
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent and very interesting . Highly recomendé to do with a guide in language you understand . Try not to miss it

Thank jeanniefontaina
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I was taken here on a tour of the city and was fortunate enough then to join a tour of the building. It is a fine building to visit both inside and out but sadly we did not get into the actual legislative chambers.

Thank Ivor M
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Response from Tatiana K | Reviewed this property |
Gustavo tu mejor opción es acercarte a la Embajada de Uruguay y pedir ayuda y Orientacion , para que te ayuden a buscar a tus familiares. Colegios hay latino americano y creo que con programa americano, el Instituto... More
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Response from handyReading | Reviewed this property |
Hi we just turned up and went inside and bought the tickets. The tours are timed so it may be as well to check out their website. Our tour was in Spanish although the lady could speak some English. They gave us leaflets in... More