Shopping is not what motivates most tourists to visit
Montevideo, but a trip to the city can result in good
acquisitions. Prices, in general, are similar to those
in Brazil, but there is always the possibility of
finding good offers.
Traveling in winter is a great
opportunity to find jackets, boots and accessories for
the cold at good prices. Regardless of the time of year
you travel, returning home with some alfajores in your
suitcase is standard - it's hard to resist the
temptation of not wanting to take everyone. If you are interested in retro style items, just visit
InternetAges where you can find vintage men's blazers and suits.
The traditional Tristán Narvaja Fair, on Sundays, has
a little bit of everything; so it is the perfect place
to buy antiques and different foods. To see varied
stores in the same place, the best options are Av. 18 de
Julho and the shopping malls Montevideo and Punta
Tristán Narvaja Fair
The Tristán Narvaja Fair, which takes place on
Sundays, takes several blocks from the streets of
Montevideo and is one of the main programs of the venues
over the weekend. It is a huge fair, full of objects,
with sellers of fruits, vegetables, animals and
If you spend a Sunday in Montevideo, it is worth
reserving a morning to walk around.
Shopping Punta Carretas
Shopping Punta Carretas, an old prison, is one of the
most visited in Montevideo. Inside, in addition to
several stores, there is also a supermarket - great
place to find local products.
For those who like shopping, there are stores like
Zara, Levi's, Puma, Reebok, Columbia, Adidas, Parisien,
Av. 18 de Julho
The 18th of July is one of the main avenues in
Montevideo. After visiting Independencia Square, how
about walking down this lively avenue, looking at some
shops and observing the old buildings along the way? For
those who want to see the movement of Montevideo,
walking a few blocks there is essential.
At the corner of Av. 18 de Julho with Paseo Yi is a
fountain full of padlocks, famous for keeping the symbol
of the relationship of many couples in love. It is worth
going to the place to take some pictures and observe the
names and dates on the padlocks.
Montevideo Shopping is one of the most beautiful
malls in Montevideo, with several restaurants and shops.
Prices are not so attractive to Brazilians, but it is
always time to find good offers, especially in the
months of changing collections, such as January and
For those who cannot travel without returning with a
souvenir, it is worth going there.