Montevideo

Palacio Salvo – One of the most iconic landmarks of America in Montevideo

The building was designed by the architect Mario Palanti, an Italian immigrant living in Buenos Aires, who used a similar design for his Palacio Barolo in Buenos

World Cup – The first goal in the first stadium in Montevideo

This stadium was mainly used for football matches of the owner club Peñarol from 1921 to 1933. It was demolished later in the 1930s because Peñarol started

Battle of the River Plate – The first naval battle in the Second World War in River Plate

The German heavy cruiser Admiral Graf Spee had cruised into the South Atlantic a fortnight before the war began, and had been commerce raiding after receiving appropriate

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