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Pittamiglio"s Castle

Rambla Mahatma Gandhi 633 | Entre 21 de Setiembre y 21 de Setiembre, Montevideo 11303, Uruguay
+598 2710 1089
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Nothing Special

This was part of a larger tour of Montevideo and quite honestly is just an average attraction. Not... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Jim K
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North Carolina
Esoteric, architecture and culture

Next to the Pocitos beach lies the Castillo Pittamiglio (Pittamiglio Castle). From the city centre... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Anselmo P
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Assis, SP
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Rambla Mahatma Gandhi 633 | Entre 21 de Setiembre y 21 de Setiembre, Montevideo 11303, Uruguay
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

This was part of a larger tour of Montevideo and quite honestly is just an average attraction. Not really into alchemy and in some places the castle is somewhat run down. We were supposed to see a tango show but saw only one tango instructor...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Next to the Pocitos beach lies the Castillo Pittamiglio (Pittamiglio Castle). From the city centre you can take a taxi to there (Uber costs around 200 pesos or US$ 7) The tour lasts around 40 minutes. The guide explains about the life of Humberto Pittamiglio...More

Thank Anselmo P
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Walking on the Ramblas we saw this strange looking building and decided to go in. The castle was actually quite large and there are daily tours starting at 10 am. The guide spoke some English put we did the tour in Spanish. Every room and...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This tour was approximately 4 1/2 hours and included a city tour and tango demonstration. The city itself is nothing particularly interesting or worth the time. The castle was nice and the highlight was the tango demonstrations by very skilled dancers. However it was not...More

Thank IDCAWAID
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Mostly every day, it is able to visit inside the building, with a special guide, which will explain, the constructure of each room, since all of them are different. All is very interesting. There is also a nice Restaurant with the posibility to have a...More

Thank Pedro B
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We went there hoping to see a historic place and learn a little bit from it but unfortunately the guide was not there and they allowed us to visit unguided. The architecture was really interesting but the conservation state of the building is terrible and...More

Thank SaulloCastro
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Tour at 5:00pm certain days of the week (I went on Tuesday), lasted about 40 minutes. Well worth cost of admission (130 Uruguayan pesos). It was hard to find information ahead of time about tour availability - we went early and there was a note...More

Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We are particularly fond of the unusual and off of the beaten track, so this place was a delight for us. It would have been better if we were Spanish speakers, since the tour isn't offered in English, but our guide was very nice to...More

1  Thank Greystrider_Dan
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I lived many years in 21 de Setiembre and we were very curious about this castle. They open it to the public a couple of years ago. Interesting to visit and know the story of the owner.Specially interesting is the front side of the house...More

Thank alejk2016
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Wow I'm so glad i walked all the way here from the Sheraton. Well worth it. The building is so odd and so out of place, yet so cool and so much detail. I did not go inside although it looks as if it is...More

Thank angelina1813
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