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Matheran is a Hill Station located near Mumbai, Karjat.   It is located 800 meters above sea level in the Jambol Forest of Maharashtra.  It was found by Hugh Poynts Malet in May 1850.  It spreads over an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadri Mountains.  It is one of the best places to spend a two-day holiday if you are in Mumbai or in the vicinity of Mumbai or its suburbs.  To reach Matheran,  [...]

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Must Visit Monuments Of Montevideo

Posted on December 2, 2009 | Fascinating CitiesOne Comment


Museo del Gaucho y de la Moneda

rambla montevideoThe structure came into existence in the 19th century and the museum demonstrates the Gaucho culture where you will be introduced with the history of the country’s currency  as well as outfits of the South American cowboy, among others.

Rambla

The place of lively beaches of the city

Beaches

The city is surrounded by many breath-taking white sandy beaches. To relax your mind you can walk beside the beach and sip on your favorite drink.

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The museum that came into existence in the 18th century contains many traditional furniture and paintings.

Casa Garibaldi

The spot where an Italian nationalist Casa Garibaldi used to stay.

mercado del puerto montevideoMercado del Puerto

The spot is full of fine restaurants and here you can also enjoy lively music while taking glimpses of local art and crafts.

Museo Torres García

This place is devoted to Joaquín Torres García’s artwork and his works are demonstrated in many parts of the structure.

Plaza Independencia

In the premises you can see enormous statue of José Gervasio Artigas, a famous military leader in South America and plaza independencia montevideothe plaza also houses the Palacio Salvo, the 26-storey tall building.

Iglesia Matriz

Located in a close proximity of the Plaza Constitucion and is one of the oldest public structures of the city.

Palacio Legislativo

It is built by Gaetano Moretti, an Italian architect. The government edifice displays the distinguished artwork and marvelous architecture.

Museo Histórico Nacional

The place will allow you to take a look at the houses of Uruguay’s notable politicians as well as military officials.

Museo Histórico Nacional

Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes

If you want to take a look at the city’s art forms that ranges from ancient to the modern times than simply move towards this place. Here you can see sculptures, drawings, paintings and carvings, among others.

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It is a home to many museums and theatres and also the Palacio Municipal is placed here.

Plaza Virgilio

The premises with magnificent views of the city also contain a monument devoted to the Fallen Marines.

Colonia del Sacramento

If you have to time to explore in the nearby areas of the city than this world heritage site and colonial town is a must visit place.

Some of other attractions include the Old city, Congress Building, Cathedral and Colonial Town Hall, among others.

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