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Nice tree and great project

I really liked the project and the idea of going around an ancient tree instead of just cutting it... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2016
SaulloCastro
Yep, it's a big tree!

Montevideo is a city with limited attractions at the best of times. On top of that most museums... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2015
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2 Dec 2016
“Nice tree and great project”
13 Oct 2016
“One of the finest trees i've ever seen”
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Bv. Espana y Luis de la Torre, Montevideo, Uruguay
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

I really liked the project and the idea of going around an ancient tree instead of just cutting it off. However, if you are willing to see nice trees go to the Lago Del Prado De Montevideo and all that surrounding area, including the Botanical...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Montevideo itself is probably the worst place I've ever visited, and I've been to a fair few bad places. But this tree changed everything. i had heard of it's splendor and glory, but I'm quite cynical, so decided to go check it out for myself....More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 19 July 2015

Montevideo is a city with limited attractions at the best of times. On top of that most museums and attractions close on the weekends. We made the compounded error of going to Montevideo on the weekend of Saturday July 18th (their Constitution Day Holiday). By...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank intrepidpam
Reviewed 5 December 2014 via mobile

Oh my gosh. It was worth coming to Montevideo just to see this iconic attraction. A lot of people, people with weak hearts, said, it is just a tree! It's nothing special! Why is this even considered an attraction? But I, I knew, this tree...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2014 via mobile

Its a tree......30 seconds you have seen it. Only reason TS went to go see this as it was en route to other places. Montevideo has v little to offer....case in point a tree in the middle of the road being an attraction.

2  Thank topshagger
Reviewed 16 August 2013

This cool looking Ombu tree is on a roundabout on Bv. Espana and Luis de la Torre. It is pretty easy to get to, and there are lots of places to get some nice pictures. We had a hard time trying to get to Monte...More

Date of experience: July 2013
2  Thank colincclark
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