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Durazno

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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.

See[edit][add listing]

  • 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.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Pop music festival, (annually in January).

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

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.

Drink[edit][add listing]

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

Sleep[edit][add listing]

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

Get out[edit]

  • Chamanga
  • Gruta del Palacio
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