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Fuente de los Candados

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They've gone a bit overboard on the locks

TA's main photo must be from the early because, as other photos show, the fountain's fence is now... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Newly wed or teenagers, good idea

If you are a newly wed, on your honeymoon, or a teenager in love, this is your place, the guy from... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
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Avenida 18 de Julio, Montevideo, Uruguay
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

No attractive at all. Nothing to do there. I’ve gone and found it not worthy. Unless you have nothing to do, then go.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank puckyoli
Reviewed 24 February 2018

TA's main photo must be from the early because, as other photos show, the fountain's fence is now absolutely covered in locks, which makes for a interesting sight. Right outstide Bar Facal on the main street.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mrdom
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Fuente de los candados is a symbol of love, because couples lock their love there. It is outside of Bar Facal, the oldest in Montevideo, next to the tango creator Carlos Gardel's statue..

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank guidoc856
Reviewed 15 July 2017

If you are a newly wed, on your honeymoon, or a teenager in love, this is your place, the guy from a nearby newsman is making a mint with the candados! A really good idea from the city hall, instead of bridges they give the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank MC V
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Kind of like the one in France, there's this little fountain right the middle of 18 de Julio Av where you can put your lock and make a wish. If you don't have one, not to worry there are plenty of people around the place...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Dan19ita
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This is very cute we past by here when we were shopping one day. What a cute find and the locks now fill the fountain. We were going to go back and place a lock if we get time to.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Amy W
Reviewed 18 March 2017

You frequently see padlocks on bridges around the world now, but this is the biggest collection I've seen. Walking up the high street amongst the masses of people and you could easily miss it. But once you do spot it you notice how stunning it...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

its a shower with a romantic legend. take a lock with your initials and your lover´s to add to the fountain. it says if you do so you will go back together again and you will be forever together. cute for 5 minutes.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Love2TravelYay
Reviewed 19 January 2017

As in many cities in the world, the source of the padlocks, is an attraction in the city of Montevideo. Located in the corners of Avenida 18 de Julio and Yi street. Next to the cafe Facol, which has a statue of Gardel. There is...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Wilson_JrREC
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We probably never saw such a density of locks as we did at this fountain. Very nice and just in front of it there is a good restaurant (La Faca), which opens almost at any time. Try their churos while you observe the fountain.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank SaulloCastro
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