Montevideo - Post Report Question and Answers

Is this a "shopping post"? Are there interesting handicrafts, artwork, antiques, or other items that people typically buy there?

Leather goods, art, wool. - Nov 2021

It's not really a shopping post. Things are expensive and the crafts aren't really that great IMO. There are lots of markets and some stuff is interesting to look at but I never bought anything. - Jul 2020

Not much to buy here. There are some European antiques that were made in Uruguay by European immigrants and supposedly cost much less than in Europe even though the craftwork is similar. Uruguay's best products are consumables: meat, wine, dulce de leche. - Aug 2018

Not much shopping available but there are some interesting markets every weekend and many antique stores. - Jun 2017

No way, and expensive. - Oct 2016

There isn't much to buy here except perhaps a cow skin rug or some rustic wood antiques. - Aug 2016

Stuff for the asado, mate, antiques, gaucho related things. There really isn't much local arts and craft, some, just not a lot. - Mar 2014

Asado. - May 2013

There are not a lot of crafts here. You could buy wine, dulce de leche/alfajores (cookies with dulce de leche), leather goods. - Mar 2012

Mate, but I wouldn't recommend it! - Jan 2009

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