The most interesting and beautiful tourist sites in Uruguay
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The Eastern Republic of Uruguay is a small hospitable country in South America. The best time to visit this country is from January to April. Tourists from all over the world are attracted by the natural riches and architectural heritage of Uruguay.
On the Uruguayan coast of the Atlantic Ocean there are many resorts, the most famous of which is Punta del Este. For connoisseurs of active kinds of rest the towns of Carmelo or Mercedes are suitable. Here you can go sea fishing, yachting or surfing. Fans of urban tourism will be interested to get acquainted with architectural monuments of Colonia del Sacramento and the capital of the country Montevideo.
The unique island of Lobos, as well as natural parks of Uruguay will acquaint tourists with its amazing flora and fauna. Local cuisine combines the culinary habits of Europeans and South Americans. Uruguay’s specialities are beef and pork meat cooked on grills. Very popular here is a peculiar tea called “”mate””, which is drunk from special dishes through a tube. Uruguay also produces excellent wine.