Punta del Este is an ideal seaside town for a holiday, and most tourists come here to shop. Gorlero Avenue and 20th Street are two of the most important trade routes of the municipality, and perfect Punta del Este attractions for shoppers! In these two streets you'll find some of the best clothing brands in the world. But what makes shopping here a unique experience, and what puts it high on the list of many travelers' itinerary of things to do in Punta del Este, is that there are also local shops here with traditional Uruguayan products. This harmony between tradition and modernity has only one common denominator -- high quality products and good service! So whether you want to splash the cash on designer labels, or you'd rather search for some traditional handicrafts, put a trip to the shops on your list of Punta del Este activities!
Avenida Galero is another tourist area with a great atmosphere. You will enjoy its cinemas, restaurants, and nightclubs, making it one of the best places to visit in Punta del Este at night. And just minutes from downtown, Carlos Páez Vilaró, the Uruguayan artist, has created a house and sculpture which over time has become an architectural icon and ranks high on the list of things to see in Punta del Este. Casapueblo, as it is known, serves as a museum and cultural space.
For tourists who'd like some cultural stuff to do in Punta del Este, the Ralli Museum contains a number of works by contemporaryartists as well as Salvador Dalí and the Englishman John Robinson. And another gallery, the Paul Atchugarry Foundation, is one of the funnest attractions in Punta del Este. As well as works of art, the Uruguayan artist can often be found sculpting in residence here for you to watch.
Uruguay is also synonymous with nature, so do not forget to go to the Gorriti De Lobos islands. You deserve a break after all the things to do in Punta del Este! The calm and tranquility you will experience will ensure that you return to Uruguay.
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