Paso de las Duranas

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Paso de las Duranas
National Museum of Anthropology
National Museum of Anthropology
Street map of Paso de las Duranas
Street map of Paso de las Duranas
Location of Paso de las Duranas in Montevideo
Location of Paso de las Duranas in Montevideo
Coordinates: 34°50′40″S 56°11′51″W / 34.84444°S 56.19750°W / -34.84444; -56.19750Coordinates: 34°50′40″S 56°11′51″W / 34.84444°S 56.19750°W / -34.84444; -56.19750
Country  Uruguay
Department Montevideo Department
City Montevideo

Paso de las Duranas is a cultural center of Montevideo, Uruguay.


It is located in the neighborhood Aires Puros, between Belvedere and Sayago to the northwest, Lavalleja.


Paso de las Duranas is home to the National Museum of Anthropology[1] and to the Museo de la Memoria,[2] which is dedicated to the history of the fight of the Uruguayan people against the repression of the dictatorship. In its east side it also contains the northmost edge of the Prado park, where the former building of the Sociedad Nativista has been transformed by the city to a museum.[3]

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  1. ^ [1] Archived September 15, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ [2] Archived May 1, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "El Museo Paso de las Duranas abre sus puertas el 23 y 24 de mayo". Retrieved 2015-04-16. 
  4. ^ "Inicio". Retrieved 2015-04-16. 

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