Country Uruguay

World Heritage Site 2021
The work of engineer Eladio Dieste: Church of Atlántida

The Church of Atlántida with its belfry and underground baptistery is located in Estación Atlántida, 45 km away from Montevideo. Inspired by Italian paleo-Christian and medieval religious architecture, the modernistic Church complex, inaugurated in 1…

Capella Susana Soca
World Heritage Site 2015
Fray Bentos Industrial Landscape

Located on land projecting into the Uruguay River west of the town of Fray Bentos, the industrial complex was built following the development of a factory founded in 1859 to process meat produced on the vast prairies nearby. The site illustrates the who…

Brutalism 1957
Banco de Prevision Social
Brutalism 1936
Facultad de Ingenieria, Universidad de la República
Urnario Municipal, Cementerio del Norte
Bulevar Complex
World Heritage Site 1995
Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento

Founded by the Portuguese in 1680 on the Río de la Plata, the city was of strategic importance in resisting the Spanish. After being disputed for a century, it was finally lost by its founders. The well-preserved urban landscape illustrates the s…