The city is rich in history, a lively, vibrant and eclectic place .
The architecture of Montevideo is a reflection of its history, starting from the colonial style to Art Deco.
Among those who greatly influenced over architectural diversity were the Spaniards, Portuguese, Italians French and British who were immigrated there.
Montevideo is a commercial and higher educational hub in Uruguay. Its first university, the Universidad de la República, was founded namely there in 1849.