Plaza Matriz on a Saturday is perfect place for travellers to enjoy a Mate and the open air Uruguayan plaza life.
Enjoy a Yerba Mate, or a cafe, stroll the plaza and browse the antique vendors, sit under the broad trees and enjoy a gelato. Its a relaxed environment and offers an introduction to the Yerba Mate culture.
Plaza Matriz is the oldest plaza in Montevideo. Also known as Plaza de la Constitución (Constitutional Square) because the first Constitution of the Republic of Uruguay was sworn in here in 1830. Plaza Matriz is in the Ciudad Vieja of Montevideo.