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Address: Punta Ballena | 13 km away from Punta del Este, Punta del Este 20003, Uruguay
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Once the home of celebrated Uruguayan artist Carlos Paez Vilaro, this...

Once the home of celebrated Uruguayan artist Carlos Paez Vilaro, this eye-catching seaside Mediterranean-style structure is today a modern art museum.

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A sprawling "house" with a lovely sunset view. Take a guided tour and visit the shop. Greek isles or COsta de Sol feeling.

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Salvador, BA
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A sprawling "house" with a lovely sunset view. Take a guided tour and visit the shop. Greek isles or COsta de Sol feeling.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with high expectations, which were exceeded. Museum entry is around US$5 pp or AR$80 pp which includes a US$10 voucher for the shop. The museum features a video of the life and work of Villar and the museum houses an extensive collection of his work. Limited edition prints and original paintings are available from the shop, which has a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went in May, which is Autumn here. Strikingly beautiful and less crowded than in summer (though still expect a packed house). Go at sunset or just before and then go check out the point nearby. Be aware, for artwork, meaning replicas and t-shirts mostly, prices are steep.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend João and I was in a motorcycle tour in Uruguay! When in Punta, we decided to go to Casapueblo of Villaro! Very nice place, a sculpture used to live! People go there to see the sundown (maybe too crowd)!

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Casa Pueblo is one of the many places to visit nearby Punta del Este. "Casa" became a legend in the '60s and '70s and somehow is still able to offer in the 21st Century a great, artistic and almost magic visit. Be there to enjoy the uniqueness of the sunset in Punta Ballena and to travel through the life of... More 

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White River, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

For 240 pesos per person it is well worth the visit. Start you tour with the visual presentation to set the tone and appreciate the artwork. Every where you turn you see something new. Loved it. See if you can find the Salvador Dali tiles and Picasso plates. . .

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Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Best place to watch the sunset! Went with friends for a sunset party during New Years holidays and had a great time.

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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing place. You cannot go to Punta del Este and miss this place. Worth the visit, especially at the sunset!

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Reviewed 8 April 2017

This house resembles some kind of teletubbies / gaudi abode. It's definitely worth a visit and has nice bright artwork on it's whitewash walls. Great sea views. I found it quite amusing that the shop sells cut outs from it's unsold books as artwork prints.

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Assis, SP
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Altough is quite hard to reach Casapueblo, it definitely worths a visit! It is located around 13km (8 miles) and the best way to go is by taxi or car. There is a travel agency at the bus terminal that provide a tour finishing it at Casapueblo. However, this tour drop you there 15 min before the sunset, so you... More 

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