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Buceo

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Country  Uruguay
City  Montevideo
Department  Montevideo Department
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Restaurants  El Fondito, La Casa Violeta, Piso 40 Club de Ejecutivo, Tres Fuegos, Chiviteria Marcos Pocitos
Hotels  Hilton Garden Inn Montevid, Palladium Business Hotel, After Hotel Montevid, Hotel Puerto Buceo Co

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Buceo is a barrio (neighbourhood or district) in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Contents

Map of Buceo, Montevideo, Montevideo Department, Uruguay

Location

Buceo borders Pocitos and Villa Dolores to the west, Parque Batlle, Unión and Malvín Norte to the north, Malvín to the east and the coastline to the south.

Features and maritime activities

The coastal avenue along Buceo takes on the names Rambla Armenia and Rambla República de Chile. Across it is the Port of Buceo and opposite to it, a building with a pointed tower, which houses the Oceanographic Museum. After this, stretches the beach of Buceo.

Buceo is home to the biggest shopping mall of the city, the Montevideo Shopping, and to the World Trade Center Montevideo.

An architecturally important building is the Edificio Panamericano, opposite the Port of Buceo. The port is home to Montevideo's principal marina and has a beach by the same name. It is prime for hosting sailing racing events and has in the past.

In October 2012 a giant statue of the project Greetingman was unveiled in Buceo, near the seashore.

Educational facilities

  • Lycée Français de Montevideo (private, bilingual)
  • Places of worship

  • Parish Church of St. Peter Apostle, José Leguizamón 3684 (Roman Catholic)
  • Noted historical feature

    At the Buceo Cemetery, the Uruguayan Civil War and National (blanco) party leader Aparicio Saraiva (d. 1904) was buried.

    Across the street is The British Cemetery, which was founded in 1828.

    References

    Buceo Wikipedia


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