Ciudadela, Montevideo

The Gateway of the Citadel

Puerta de la Ciudadela (Gateway of the Citadel), or simply Ciudadela is one of the few remaining parts of the wall that surrounded the oldest part of the city of Montevideo, the citadel, which was torn down in 1829. It is located by Plaza Independencia, in Ciudad Vieja.

Replica of the demolished citadel, showing the position of the gateway.

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    Coordinates: 34°54′23.4″S 56°12′2.8″W / 34.906500°S 56.200778°W / -34.906500; -56.200778

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