Montevideo, the charming capital city of Uruguay, is a city like no other in South America. While most capitals in Latin America are crowded and a little chaotic, Montevideo is quite the other side of the spectrum as it is very laid-back and quiet. Start with the historic downtown where tourists will find neoclassical buildings right next to huge and stylish towering skyscrapers. Guests will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination. The historic quarters are perfect for exploring on foot, and the people are warm, upbeat and friendly. Come and discover by yourself why is this place called the Switzerland of South America.