The Rambla of Montevideo
The Rambla of Montevideo, the history of one of the most characteristic symbols of the Uruguayan city.
All cities have a symbol that characterizes them. In this case, Montevideo has La Rambla, a 30km extension that borders the Río de la Plata coast, passing through various neighborhoods of the city.
A pedestrian promenade to recreate, play sports or function as a headquarters for fishing enthusiasts.
Built in different stages during the first 50 years of the 20th century, always considered as a walk of trees from which to contemplate the view of the River. The first part built was the Rambla of Urban Park in 1906, the Rambla South in 1907, then the Rambla of Pocitos in 1910. Two years later, the Carrasco was built, in 1918 the Malvín and Punta Gorda boulevards, to connect all in 1920. The last one was Diving in 1925. In 1935 the Rambla South was inaugurated and in 1952 the continuous belt was completed up to the Stream Carrasco.
It is considered one of the main rapid transit routes in Montevideo and as a connector for downtown areas: Old City, Shoppings, Downtown, Coast City, etc. Likewise, part of this coastal promenade was declared a Historical Cultural Monument.
Considered one of the most important attractions of the city, it is made up of rocky points, peninsulas, natural bays and, above all, more than 20 beaches that flow into this circuit! For this reason, you cannot stop visiting this beautiful path. Here you can reach the most important places in Montevideo, visit monuments, green spaces, beautiful trails, restaurants and much more.
You will be able to get a moment of rest, observing the horizon of the Río de la Plata, at the same time that you can practice some physical activity or take a little sun in one of its renowned beaches. Here we tell you much more about the best beaches in the city! Impossible to miss a sunset in this place…
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