Gay Country Rank: 10/193
This city offers plenty to see and do, particularly around Plaza Independencia in the Old Town known as Ciudad Vieja and the Rambla beach promenade. The Ciudad Vieja has the famous statue of General Artigas, the national hero, as well as stunning colonial buildings that date back to the 1800s, like Teatro Solis and the iconic Puerta de la Ciudadela. The Ramblas beach promenade is worth checking out as it’s 22km in length and follows the avenue along the coast, which makes it perfect place to go for a walk and people watch. The Sarandi promenade is the main pedestrian street in the city, which begins at the Puerta de la Ciudadela and ends at the Rambla promenade on the coast. The Mercado Agricola Montevideo is also a popular tourist spot in the city. The famous market in the city is where locals come to purchase fresh produce and meats. It’s also a place to pick up some Uruguayan wine or have some coffee while enjoying more people watching.