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18 de Julio Avenue

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18 de Julio Avenue

Avenida 18 de Julio, or 18 de Julio Avenue, is the most important avenue in Montevideo, Uruguay. It is named after the date the first Constitution of Uruguay was written: July 18, 1830.


Map of Av. 18 de Julio, Montevideo, Departamento de Montevideo, Uruguay

It starts from Plaza Independencia at the limits of the Ciudad Vieja (the Old City), crosses the barrios Centro and Cordón and ends at the Obelisk of Montevideo in Tres Cruces, where it meets Artigas Boulevard. Although not the widest or longest avenue of the city, it is considered as the most important of Montevideo, both as a commercial center and because of the many tourist attractions along its length.


The main landmarks across this avenue are:

  • Artigas Mausoleum, located at the beginning of the avenue in Plaza Independencia
  • Palacio Salvo
  • Edificio Lapido
  • Plaza Fabini
  • Plaza de Cagancha
  • City Hall of Montevideo
  • Iglesia del Cordón
  • Universidad de la República
  • Obelisk of Montevideo, located at the end of the avenue when it meets Artigas Boulevard.
  • References

    18 de Julio Avenue Wikipedia