What are some famous landmarks in Uruguay?


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Some famous landmarks in Uruguay include the Palacio Salvo, Casapueblo, Centenario Stadium and the Carnival Museum. Uruguay is a country located in the southeastern part of South America, with Brazil and Argentina being its closest neighbors.

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Most tourists visit Uruguay in the summer and enjoy the various attractions including landmarks, nightlife, cuisine and fun activities.

The Palacio Salvo was constructed in 1928, and it was once the largest building in Uruguay's capital and largest city, Montevideo. Tourists staying in the city may rent some apartments in the building on a weekly basis. Due to its height, people often go to the roof to get a better view of the entire city. The building houses a $3 million music studio, a cafe on the ground floor and a radio station.

The Carnival Museum hosts the Montevideo Carnival that takes place between January and March, making it the longest festival in the world. The museum contains instruments, costumes and vehicles from past carnivals. It also provides information regarding all aspects of the festival.

The Centenario Stadium was designed to seat 100,000 people. It is home to the Uruguayan national football team, and it has also hosted a number of competitions including the Olympics.

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