Uruguay's capital, Montevideo, is one of South America's more attractive capitals, even if its once-grand colonial architecture could use a little sprucing up. Home to nearly half the country's 3.3 million people, it's a city of beaches, plazas, restaurants, cafes, nightclubs and casinos. The Ciudad Vieja (Old Town) and the newer downtown area hold the most interest for visitors. Improved security has made the Ciudad Vieja the heart of the city's nightlife, though its accommodations are only so-... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide.
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