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Pause for a restful break at this tranquil park with beautiful trees, fountains, a lake and walkways.
Montevideo, Uruguay
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

This is the neighborhood where the Blanes Museum and the Botanic Garden are located, and also the premises for the annual cattle show. The streets are beautifully lined with trees.It`s a good spot to walk around and check out this little area of the city

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sebastienlouef25
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Great little area of the city. Nothing life-changing or revolutionary here, but a solid spot. There are a lot of beautiful houses in this area. A lot of them quite old. Good spot to walk around and just check out the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

The president lives in this neighbourhood with lots of big and old houses form 1900 Nice for a walk if not cold

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

At Prado you have stylish old mansions, beautiful churches, the botanical gardens and much more. Every year around Easter you may also join in the celbration of a weeklong fair called the Semana Criolla de Prado. This is the real Uruguay.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank William J
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

the prado is a nice park outside the centre, that has a great botanic garden, split in northern and southern hemisphere, as well as in the parts of the world the plants and trees are from. we enjoyed especially the colony of green parrots, feasting...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank actionben
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I don't quite understand how this location has become #15 of the things to do in Uruguay. Prado is a very nice neighbourhood in the West side about a 20 minute drive from downtown with fancy houses, a large park and it's all safe to...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

I spent several hours walking around the Prado. It is a perfectly pleasant park, if you're looking for something to do in Montevideo. But otherwise it did not seem to me worth a trip.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank danbC3792KZ
Reviewed 27 March 2016

On Easter Sunday, we took in the Criollo Gauchos rodeo at the fairgrounds in El Prado. Wow! Brave cowboys riding wild bucking bronco horses! A great time watching and taking photos!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank allovertheworld2015
Reviewed 23 March 2016

I know. 'La Rambla' is the best par of montevideo yo visit. One of the best places to stay as well. But then, there is El Prado. Amazing parks, really quiet surroundings, and one of the best 'tablados' for carnival season (that means the whole...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank thecharlesP
Reviewed 2 February 2016

As perhaps the premier park in Montevideo, El Prado is dingy and dirty. The city should spend more money on maintenance to make this an enjoyable location. Skip El Prado and spend your leisure time on the Rambla (beaches).

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank carmelouruguay
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