Plaza Independencia, Montevideo, Uruguay

Plaza Independencia is one of Montevideo’s largest and most well known plazas. It’s located in the Ciudad Vieja area of the city. The center piece of the plaza is an enormous statue of Artigas, the historic hero and liberator of Uruguay. Beneath the statue is the chamber where the ashes of Artigas rest guarded by … Continue reading Plaza Independencia, Montevideo, Uruguay

Plaza Zabala, and Museo de Artes Decorativas, Montevideo, Uruguay

This is a very quiet, out-of-the-way plaza in the Cuidad Vieja part of Montevideo. It holds a monument to the first Governor of Montevideo. Although this is a very nice and quiet Plaza, espcecially compared to the lively Plaza Inpendencia and Plaza Constitution many homeless people make this their place to rest, so I would … Continue reading Plaza Zabala, and Museo de Artes Decorativas, Montevideo, Uruguay