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Address: Av. de las Leyes s/n, Montevideo 11800, Uruguay
Phone Number:
712.02.84
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One of Montevideo's most impressive landmarks is this neo-classical,...

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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The great 1920's architecture of this government building is worth a quick photo stop, but if you have about 10 to 15 minutes to spare, it's worth a look inside at the marble... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Bourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The great 1920's architecture of this government building is worth a quick photo stop, but if you have about 10 to 15 minutes to spare, it's worth a look inside at the marble hall. We were on an organised tour, but I believe there is an entry fee of a 5 US dollars.

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University Place, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took the English-speaking tour. The guide was great, letting us know all about the building and the Uruguayan government. It's an ornate building with a gorgeous marble interior

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is the best and most expensive building made in Uruguay. Beautiful marble and woods combined to give a solemnity atmosphere. Please take your time to enjoy the Salón de los Pasos Perdidos, main central space that unites both Parliament Branches. Also ask to visit the library (Biblioteca) in the upper level, it has all the original "boiserie" (wood... More 

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Dallas, Tx
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was in Montevideo for just one day on a cruise stop, but found the city and country most interesting! This building is impressive for its size and magnificent marble interior. Alas, we were not allowed into the legislative chamber as they were in session. Was able to take more time to look around the central hall, which has lots of... More 

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Reading, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed seeing the legislative palace of Uruguay, but was disappointed you couldn't visit inside. Very little shade, few places to sit. So you're there for just a few minutes and then time to go.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Very nice building, outside and inside. Mostly made of marbled in 90 different colours. The main inside place is : ¨"El Salon de los pasos perdidos" all made with marbled imported from Italy. Every day 3 times you may have an inside tour, to visit all the building and parlament place. All very interesting and all rooms in perfect conditions.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

The outside of the building is austere, but the inside is much more interesting with numerous art installations. I missed the tour in English so I didn't see the legislative chambers...

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Love this city and it's wonderful architecture including this impressive building. Weekdays it is in full use with an honor guard at its doors. It is also located near another of Montevideo's people friendly plazas.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Magnifcient marbled building to house the parliament located 1 km from main avenue 18 de julio in Montevideo, Uruguay. It is worth to see inside in only half a hour you have a sight of how important is democracy to uruguayans. Palacio legislativo it is a central building that defines history and respect for freedom. One of the best Congress... More 

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Valparaiso, Chile
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The “Palacio Legislativo” houses the legislature of Uruguay. The elegant building is an architectural treasure. It was built between 1908 and 1925. The building was designed in neoclassical style, with a marked Greek inspiration in their exterior facades. It was constructed with luxurious materials: wood ornaments, Carrara marble, porphyry stone and bronze. The decorations include sculptures, carvings, stained glass and... More 

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