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Castillo Pittamiglio - Museum Montevideo - Uruguay

Montevideo’s most eccentric building features a castle-style rooftop and the bow of a ship emerging at the front, complete with anchor and a headless angel, naturally. The peculiar dream of architect Humberto Pittamiglio, who purchased this land especially for the task, it was built in 1933 and served as his home. Now owned by the Uruguayan Association of Private Property Developers, weekly tours take you to see its maze-like layout, doors that lead nowhere, sculptures and countless nooks and crannies.

Location:
Rambla Gandhi 633
Punta Carretas and Parque Rodó, Montevideo, Uruguay

Museum Types:
Novelty museum

Getting There
A short walk from Pocitos Beach

Travel Tips: Tours weekly on Thursdays at 4 p.m., plus Saturdays and Sundays at various times in the evenings (check website)

Price Description: $3.50

Relative price: Budget

Travel Skills: beginner/easy.

Contact Information:
Phone: 2710-1089
E-mail: espaciocultural.pittamiglio(at)remove-this.gmail.com
URL: www.castillopittamiglio.com










By Emma Jones

Emma Jones, 30, is from London, and recently spent nine months enjoying travelling and writing in South America.�Her favourite...

20 Mar 2011


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