Durazno | Uruguay |

Independence square at durazno city Uruguay
We will start with Durazno because it is the department that is in the middle of Uruguay. The capital of the Department of the same name is situated on along the river Yi. This city experienced a great cultural and economic growth since the arrival of the rail-roads in 1874, making it a mall.
Today is a great tourist spot of the country, with its zoo, its squares, the camp on the shores of the Yi River, museums and other attractions.

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police tribute at durazno city in Uruguay
The main one of Its squares is called "Plaza Independencia" and that is where is located the Church of San Pedro de Durazno. In addition to the national police memorial and tribute at the center of the square stands the monument to Christopher Columbus, a very important monument that has a sphere at the top which keeps inside general information. After 100 years the sphere is open again and are updated the documents, in this way operate as a time machine to protect current information for future generations.

sarandi square at durazno uruguay

 Another square that stands out for its beauty is Sarandí Square also in the capital city of Durazno. It is the main boulevard in the city. The center of the square offers a water fountain surrounded by flowering plants. In all corners of the square are monuments. In addition, the square is constantly maintained with irrigation and maintenance.
grass irrigation at the square. Uruguay Pictures
river YI durazno beach  in Uruguay.An attractive tourist resort is "33 Orientales" camping situated along the banks of the Yi River. At the same is offer a lot of facilities such as a large number of grills > for an outdoors cooking.

We recommend not to miss in addition to the already mentioned locations the famous Durazno's Zoo, one of the most important zoo at the country.

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