Mercado Del Puerto

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  • Montevideo

About Gustavo

A kind, caring, peaceful and naturalist boy who loves to discover new places and meeting people different cultures. I usually host people at home all over the world, so I'm always ready to help in any way I can and to learn something of each single person. I have a wide and diverse set of interests, and I love to make trips around the city, organizing events, share long conversations and being up for new challenges and experiences.

About Mercado Del Puerto

The centre of traditional Uruguayan food and beverage in Montevideo is the Mercado del Puerto (\"Port Market\"). This complex contains a considerable range of restaurants and cafes.La Palenque restaurant serves Uruguayan and Spanish cuisine with a variety of lamb, pork and cold meats dishes with vegetables, paella, rice and shellfish. Additionally, the market is host to various cultural events on Saturdays.<br>The Mercado del Puerto is the city's most famous area for parillas (\"barbecues\").<br> The open-aired building which houses the market was built in 1868.While originally a venue for fresh produce, it is now filled with parillas.<br>The structure was built in the style of a nineteenth-century British Railway station. It is listed among \"The Best Markets\" in South America by mer's