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Family trip to Montevideo with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Rio da Prata In Montevideo, there are a lot of places you can visit with children. One of such places is Parque Lecocq. The zoo is opened in the territory of a picturesque nature preserve. Among dense trees and spacious green meadows, there are aviaries for animals. Visitors have an opportunity to see funny zebras, cute monkeys, majestic lions, and other wild animals living in the wonderful habitat conditions. The preserve is quite big. In its territory, there are a lot of playgrounds and a recreation area.
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One of the unusual attractions is Zoo Villa Dolores. It is a big zoological center with a zoo, an oceanarium, and even a planetarium. In the zoo, you can see animals from all parts of the world: giraffes, pink flamingos, rare predators, and hippos in a big lake. One of the most interesting places here is an aviary with birds of prey. Some zoo dwellers are tame, so you even can pet and feed them. In this unusual entertainment center, you can spend an entire day with pleasure. Here, different themed events are even held.
Another park, Parque Rivera, is very popular with those who prefer picturesque natural places. This park is big and well-kept. There are a lot of beautiful ponds and trees in its territory. One of the main features of the park is a variety of children’s playgrounds with swings, slides, a gym town, and spacious lawns for action games. In the pond, you can see and even feed sweet ducks. In the warm season, the park is always decorated with unusual landscape constructions. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Montevideo is an excellent place for unforgettable discoveries. Visit the Flea market for the first impressions. It is an outdoor museum where you can not only touch, but also buy exhibits. … Open
In Montevideo, there are also a lot of interesting museums. One of the most attractive museums is Espacio Ciencia. This science museum houses the collection of interactive exhibits, due to which you can learn a lot about the surrounding world. Here, children can learn about how electricity is generated and how our planet looked like millions of years ago. They can also conduct real scientific experiments. An excursion to the museum will be informative not only for children, but also for adults.
Prasa Independincia Nature admirers should visit El Jardín Japones de Montevideo. In the territory of this park, you can see rare trees and flowers. The park is famous for its luxurious landscape design. Here, you can admire artificial ponds, wonderful waterfalls, flowerbeds, and living statues. El Jardín Japones de Montevideo is very popular with tourists with children. In its territory, there are also a lot of beautiful footbridges and a well-equipped leisure area with benches.
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The locals love spending time in Parque Rodo. It is quite big so you can relax here with comfort. In the park, there are a lot of spacious paths where you can ride a bike or roller-skate. In the warm season, visitors can take a boat trip on the beautiful lake. In summer, you can see lots of functioning fountains in the park. It is a perfect place for family recreation.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Montevideo and surroundings

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Zoos and gardens in/near Montevideo
♥   Zoo 'Zoológico Municipal Villa Dolores' Montevideo, 5.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Parque Lecocq' Montevideo, 16.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Pan de Azúcar Nature Reserve' Cerro Pan de Azúcar, 83.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of Montevideo

Hotel Fasano Las Piedras

From the series “Hotels Harmoniously Built into the Natural Landscape”
The unique eco-friendly Hotel Fasano Las Piedras, located on the territory of the spa town of Punta del Este, is one of the best-known and harmonious eco-friendly hotels in the world. It was built in the wonderfully beautiful area. On the Hotel Territorium there is a natural cave, as well as a medicinal water source. Only the natural materials were used in the construction of the hotel. The chic rectangular wooden cottage does not hurt the surrounding natural harmony at all. In the grotto was a hall of one of the two restaurants furnished, and the source has been converted into the beautiful basin. … Read further

Things to visit with your kids in Uruguay

In the resort city of Punta del Este, vacationers are encouraged to visit Mansa Beach. This is one of the best beaches for tourists with children. It is located in the north-eastern part of the city, in the place where Río de la Plat meets the ocean. The beach is safely protected from oceanic storms. There are no high waves here, and the sand is soft and clean. That is why this beach is excellent for vacationers with children. The water is slightly yellowish on Mansa Beach because of clay in the sea bottom. However, this doesn’t make recreation on Mansa Beach less pleasant. … Open
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London Will See Many Luxury Hotel Openings in 2021

The Carlton Tower Jumeirah in Knightsbridge remained closed for more than a year for refurbishment purposes. It will reopen in the first quarter of 2021, featuring 186 upgraded rooms, a 20-meter swimming pool, and two fine restaurants. Gourmets will be particularly interested in the next hotel – Nobu Portman Square, which is located in a heritage building on the Euston Road. Tourists seeking luxury and tranquility will be interested in Cambridge House on Piccadilly and the nearby Mayfair Townhouse. Read this

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Interesting places to visit with children around Montevideo

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Montevideo - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Montevideo, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Montevideo for families with children.
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