Those who have been here consider it one of the quietest and most beautiful cities in Uruguay. With a river of quiet waters and sprinkled by pretty islands, this is the ideal spot to get away from everything and everyone.
On the corner of Ignacio Barrios and 19 de Abril Streets, stands a house of remarkable historical value. Today, it lodges the House of Culture. You will not regret crossing its doors.
Martín García Island is a magical island. Under Argentinian jurisdiction at present, but lying only 3.5 kilometers away from the Uruguayan shores, its nature and history make this place totally worth a visit.