Artigas Mausoleum

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The Artigas Mausoleum is in the centre of Plaza Independencia

The Artigas Mausoleum is a monument to Uruguayan hero José Artigas, located in Plaza Independencia, in the neighbourhood of Ciudad Vieja, Montevideo. It opened in 1977. Artigas's remains are kept in an underground room underneath the statue. The monument is guarded by a traditional guard called "Blandegues de Artigas".

The Artigas Mausoleum

Coordinates: 34°54′23.5″S 56°12′0″W / 34.906528°S 56.20000°W / -34.906528; -56.20000