"Quietville" Tacuarembó by andal13

Tacuarembó Travel Guide: 24 reviews and 29 photos

Villa Tranquila

Tacuarembo is a small town situated in the middle of a small country, sourrounded by a beautiful countryside. It is 490 Km (304 miles) from Montevideo, the capital, and nowadays it has a population of 42.600 inhabitants.
The city was founded in 1832 as San Fructuoso; in 1912 it changed its name into Tacuarembo, which means "brook of the canes" in guarani.

Tacuarembo es una pequeña ciudad situada en medio de un pequeño país, rodeada de un hermoso paisaje campestre. Está situada a 490 Km de Montevideo, la capital, y actualmente tiene una población de 42.600 habitantes
miles) from Montevideo, the capital, and nowadays it has a population of 42.600 inhabitants.
La ciudad fue fundada en 1832 conmo San Fructuoso; en 1912 cambió su nombre a Tacuarembó, que significa "arroyo de las tacuaras (cañas)" in guaraní.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Quiet and peaceful ~ Paz y tranquilidad
  • Cons:Too quiet and peaceful ~ Demasiada paz y tranquilidad
  • In a nutshell:Quiet and peaceful! ~ Paz y tranquilidad!
  • Last visit to Tacuarembó: Sep 2004
  • Intro Updated Sep 24, 2004
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  • ThiagoRamos's Profile Photo
    Jul 14, 2009 at 10:22 AM

    Another great page of yours. Terrific job!!!

  • Sininen's Profile Photo
    May 12, 2006 at 9:11 PM

    Hola Andrea! Una pagina muy bonita de Tacuarembó. Me gusta la historía de C. Gardel, he oido su musíca en mi clases de español. Sabes que aquí en Finlandia tenemos tango finlandes? Feliz cumpleaños!

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Jan 2, 2005 at 12:25 PM

    Lovely page and town! Good info written with passion - I know who was Carlos Gardel now. Interesting observations and nice pictures. Happy New Year 2005 :-)))

  • aussiedoug's Profile Photo
    Nov 29, 2004 at 11:28 PM

    Ge8 to read about this little place in your home country that has such character & well preserved naturalness.

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Oct 22, 2004 at 12:19 PM

    now the truth is out.....Argentina take note. the Landscape of Uruguay has quite a number of womens nippels hehehe Andrea, super page, fossils and all, not to forget blue pens ^..^!

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Oct 2, 2004 at 8:09 AM

    A very nice insight into this small part of Uruguay! The town does look very peaceful and the hike to the waterfall sounds interesting!

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Sep 30, 2004 at 4:52 PM

    a lovely page and great pics ! ....and finally a safe place to park my bike ;-))

  • chancay's Profile Photo
    Sep 30, 2004 at 3:56 PM

    Bueno, lo trataremos....pues ten cuidado con tu bici en Celle....ahi te la roban al toque ;-))

  • Geisha_Girl's Profile Photo
    Sep 25, 2004 at 12:00 PM

    There aren't enough tranquil and safe towns like these around the world. It could be a real culture shock sometimes! I visited one town where the locals leave their keys in the car......and the car is still on while they shop!! Another great page here!


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