Artigas is the capital of Artigas Department in the northern interior of Uruguay, located on the Brazil border.
Buses are available from Montevideo and from nearby cities such as Salto and Tacuarembó. The city is located across the Brazilian border from Quaraí, and there is a bridge connecting the two cities.
Jefatura de Policía "Gral Eugenio Garzon"address: Lequeder and RamosThe police headquarters of Artigas Department is in a building architecturally similar to a medieval castle and has been declared a National Historic Monument of Uruguay.
Paseo 7 de SetiembreA park on the banks of the River Cuareim.
Carnaval de ArtigasThe most popular festival in Artigas, inspired by Rio de Janeiro's carnival. Music, dancing, and a parade.
Municipal poolsaddress: Eugenio Garzón esq. Héctor Vasconcellos
Casa Chaia Free Shopphone: +598 4772 4719address: Garzón esq. Río Branco
Duty Free Americasphone: +598 4772 3312address: Av. Lecueder 421
Free Shop El Doradophone: +598 4772 3885address: Garzón 340
Neutral Duty Free Shopphone: +598 4773 2554address: Av. Lecueder 402
phone: +598 4773 2440address: Av. Lecueder 344
La Previa Resto-Bar y Parrillaphone: +598 4772 7990address: Telmo Garcia da Rosa y By Pass
address: Av. Circunvalación J. F. Kennedy esq. Eugenio GarzónPizzas, drinks, and live music.
phone: +598 4772 0710address: Luis Alberto de Herrera esq. Av. Lecueder
Hotel Concordiaphone: +598 4772 2911address: Aparicio Saravia 256
phone: +598 4772 2223address: Av. Lecueder 507
Hotel Ramón Correaphone: +598 4772 2736address: Lavalleja 466
Hotel Terminalphone: +598 4772 0599address: Luis Alberto de Herrera 438
Hotel Uruguayphone: +598 4772 4905address: Lavalleja 469
- phone: +598 4772 5414address: Av. Lecueder 432
- Bella Unión – known for its duty-free shops, located near the tripoint of Uruguay, Brazil, and Argentina
- Rivera – located on the Brazilian border and forms a pretty large metro area with its Brazilian counterpart of Santana do Livramento. It's known for great shopping and cultural influence from Brazil
- Salto – hot springs and a giant international hydroelectric dam
- Tacuarembó – a center of gaucho culture and possible birthplace of Carlos Gardel