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Durazno is a city in the Central Interior region of Uruguay.

Get in[edit]

There is a regular bus to and from Durazno from Montevideo with departures all day long. The trip takes about two and a half hours each way.

Get around[edit]

You can just walk around, it's a small city. There are taxis waiting at the bus terminal though.


  • Casa del General [1] - the regional museum with rooms about Uruguayan archaeology, local history and Gaucho art. The archaeological collection is planned to move to a new Charrua Museum at the main entry to Durazno.
  • Regional Art Museum
  • Cathedral
  • Sports museum. Only if you are very interested, it's far from a spectacular museum. Located in Gral. Manuel Oribe, near the plaza.
  • Durazno Zoo. Free entrance, many different animals like monkeys, lions, tigers, birds and more. Some of the cages for the animals are a bit small, though, you should make the keepers aware about it.
  • Iglesia San Pedro de Durazno by famous architect Eladio Diesde.


  • Pop music festival, (annually in January).



Pan y Vino is a popular place, located in the same building as the bus terminal. There are also various restaurants in Gral. Manuel Oribe and around the various plazas.


Two bars in Gral. Manuel Oribe, near the bus terminal. Gets crowded around 1-2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays.


Hotel Central offers singles for 33$ and doubles for 63$.

Get out[edit]

  • Chamanga
  • Gruta del Palacio
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