Montevideo is the capital of the small South American country of Uruguay. It is the only city in Uruguay with a population in excess of one million residents and it is situated just across the river from Buenos Aires. Montevideo has one of the most important harbors in the Americas. There are many attractions to Montevideo including the beautiful beaches nearby, and the historic monuments and buildings situated around the ancient squares. The main center of Montevideo is the Plaza Independencia. Uruguay has a rich architectural heritage and there are many ornate and beautiful buildings which testify to its economic prosperity in the past.
The tango is a sensual dance that originated in Montevideo and can still be seen performed on the streets and in the coffee shops. Places of note for visitors are the old Market Hall and the Solis Theatre. EasyToBook.com has a good choice of accommodation in Montevideo, and we offer discount hotels and cheap hotels for all tastes.