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Drone Tour of Montevideo

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Montevideo

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For a one minute+ tour of the Uruguayan capital city of Montevideo, it's hard to beat this drone video by Drone 5.  Shot along the city's waterfront on the Rio de la Plata, the video captures the city's beaches, its famous Rambla de Montevideo promenade, its busy seaport, and the neoclassical Legislative Palace building   It also features some amazing shots of the Telecommunications Tower with its curved roof (the city's tallest building), as well as some epic timelapses.  

The Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio

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LIGHTHOUSE - Cabo Polonio, Uruguay

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Let's Fly Production created this stunning drone video of a stretch of the Atlantic coastline in Uruguay.  The spot is near Cabo Polonio, on the southern end of the Rocha province.  This is the part of the coastline where the Rio de la Plata (on which the capital city Montevideo is located) transitions to the open ocean.  Much of the video is shot around the village's lighthouse, which serves as a navigation aid to the substantial shipping traffic between Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina.  

Sculpture in Punta del Este

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La Mano

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Contributor and drone pilot Luiz Gerbaze created this amazing drone video of one of the more unusual sites in South America.  La Mano ("The Hand") is a sculpture built by Chilean artist Mario Irarrázaba.  It is on the beach of Punta del Este, a beautiful beach town about a two hours' drive east of the Uruguan capital city Montevideo.  Completed in the early 1980's, it is a major draw for travelers who seek out the beautiful beaches along Uruguay's Rio de la Plata and Atlantic coastlines.

Laguna Garzon Bridge and More

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Verano 2020

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AirVuz contributor and pilot Drone5 used the occasion of Uruguay's Campeonato Internacional de Verano annual football festival to aerially showcase some of the country's landmarks and landscapes.  The video opens with a shot of a pier in the resort town of Punta del Este, followed by the the famous circular Laguna Garzon Bridge to the city's north.  Other featured spots include the Isla de Flores Lighthouse just southeast of Montevideo in the Rio de la Plata, the Santa Lucia Bar Bridge west of Montevideo, and more.

The Rambla: Montevideo's Promenade

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Rambla de Montevideo

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Contributor and drone pilot Drone 5 gives us this aerial view of one of the main attractions in the Uruguayan capital city Montevideo.  The Rambla is a giant sidewalk that runs along the entire Montevideo waterfront on the Rio de la Plata, the giant estuary across which sits Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina.  The Rambla "rambles" for an amazing 22 km (about 13 miles), affording pedestrians easy access to much of what this highly cosmopolitan city has to offer.  

The Waterfront of Montevideo

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Montevideo. Institucional CUDA.

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Uruguay's capital city Montevideo is one of the most beautiful cities in South America.  It's on the Rio Plata, the great estuary which is also home to Buenos Aires, Argentina, a city to which Montevideo is often compared.  In this video, you'll get an aerial glimpse of Montevideo compliments of Uruguay native and contributor Drone 5.  Take in the modern skyscrapers, the beautiful walkways along the waterfront, the historical churches, and European flavor of modern Montevideo.

The Port of Montevideo

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Puerto de Montevideo

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The city of Montevideo in Uruguay arose where it did because of its potential as a harbor.  It's situated on Montevideo Bay, a protected area of the Rio de la Plata.  The city's port is one of two major seaports on the great estuary, the other being Buenos Aires on its far side.  The port is one of the major components of the economy of Uruguay's capital city, which is home to one in three Uruguayans.  In this video, you'll get a drone's eye view of the great harbor, compliments of Drone 5.

Cabo Santa Maria Lighthouse

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Santa Maria Cape Lighthouse

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With Uruguay's many capes and peninsulas along its Rio de la Plata and Atlantic Ocean coastlines, lighthouses have long figured prominently amongst the landmarks of this small South American country.  In this drone video by AirVuz contributor Luiz Gerbase, you'll get a great aerial view of one of Uruguay's oldest and most well-known lighthouses: Cape Santa Maria (Cabo Santa Maria) Lighthouse.  It lies on the south side of a promontory a bit north of Punta del Este, which marks the northern mouth of the Rio del la Plata estuary.   

Island in the Rio Plata

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Isla de las Gaviotas

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In this video by Drone 5, you'll get a bird's eye look at...birds!  Isla de la Gaviotas is a tiny island in the Rio de la Plata off the shore of Montevideo, Uruguay.  The Rio de la Plata is a gigantic river estuary formed by the Uruguay and Paranha Rivers.  Sitting just a half a kilometer from the mainland, it's a major bird site for birdwatching.  Amongst the bird species to be found on and over the island are the western cattle egret, the magnificent frigatebird, and roughly a dozen others.    

The "Other" Florida

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Nuestro Lugar en el Mundo

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Florida, Uruguay is a rather a small but historically significant city the interior of the South American country.  It's located in the southern region of the country, about an hour's drive north of the great capital city Montevideo.  On the outskirts of the town is the Pedra Alta rock formation, a site of considerable cultural importance to Uruguay.  It was here that in 1825 the core of what became modern Uruguay declared its independence from what was then known as the Empire of Brazil. 

Villa Serrana, Lavalleja Province

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Villa Serrana

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In this video, Drone 5 takes us over one of the most beautiful towns in the interior of Uruguay.  Villa Serrana is in the state of Lavalleja, an interior province in the southeastern part of the country.  In recent years, tourists have been drawn to its beautiful landscape of rolling green hills.  The town was developed relatively recently, in the 1940's, and it has only a small number of permanent residents.  This beautiful spot is a short distance from the state capital of Minas.

Historic Colonia del Sacramento

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Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

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Colonia del Sacramento is a historical city in the South American nation of Uruguay.  It's located in the southwestern part of the country, across the Rio de la Plata from Buenos Aires, Argentina.  One of Uruguay's oldest cities, its historical core has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site.  This excellent drone video by c13studio features footage of the most well-known sites of the city, including the Convent of San Francisco and Lighthouse, the Basílica del Santísimo Sacramento, and more.  

The Circular Laguna Garzon Bridge

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Flying over Laguna Garzón bridge at night with DJI Inspire 2 drone and X5S camera

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Check out this drone video of one of the most well-known bridges in South America, compliments of contributor and pilot TopQuad.  Uruguay's Laguna Garzon Bridge is famous for its highly unusual circular shape.  It's located in its namesake town in Maldonado, Uruguay's southernmost department (equivalent to a state or province), at the northern mouth of the Rio de la Plata.  Designed by a famous Uruguayan architect, the bridge's design was intended to force motorists to slow down.  Opened in 2015, it handles roughly 1,000 vehicles per day.

Kitesurfing on the Rio de la Plata

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KiteSurf Malvín, Montevideo, Uruguay.

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The steady winds and relatively calm waters of the Rio de la Plata estuary make for some of the best kite surfing opportunities in South America.  In this video, contributor Drone 5 flew his drone out over the water to capture the growing kite surfing scene on the Uruguay side of the great waterway, on the other side of which lies the Argentine capital city Buenos Aires.  It was filmed in the Montevideo neighborhood of Malvin, which lies near the eastern end of the city's waterfront.  

Punta del Este: The Monaco of the South

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Punta del Este

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Contributor Drone 5 created this drone video of a beautiful resort spot on the Atlantic Ocean coast of Uruguay in South America.  Punta del Este is located in the southeastern part of the country in the Maldonado Department, near the mouth of the great Rio de la Plata estuary.  Punta del Este is considered one of the finest resort areas in South America.  It has been referred to as the Monaco of the South, the Hamptons of South America, and other nicknames which attest to its appeal.  

Aguas Dulces: Beach Town of Rocha

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Aguas Dulces

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Check out this drone video of a beautiful resort town in Uruguay, compliments of contributor Drone 5.  It's called Aguas Dulces, and it's located roughly in the middle of the country's Atlantic Ocean coastline, about 300 km (around 170 mi.) northeast of Montevideo by road.  The town is part of the Rocha Department, a province which covers most of the coastline of this South American country.  While many  other Rocha beach towns, have been transformed by high-rise hotels, Aguas Dulces has maintained much of its original charm.  

DJI Inspire Uruguay Reel

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Reel Inspire 1 with Zenmuse X5 and X3 - Uruguay

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Check out this excellent drone reel from the South American country of Uruguay, compliments of AirVuz contributor and pilot TopQuad.  The video opens with some great footage of the famous circular Laguna Garzon Bridge, just north of Punta del Este.  Then it's on the the well-known Cabo Polinia Lighthouse, near the north end of the country's Atlantic Ocean shoreline.  Following a boat-chasing sequence, you'll see the "La Mano" statue in Punta del Este, Montevideo, and more.  The reel was shot with a DJI Inspire 1 drone.

Reel from Montevideo

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Reel 2020

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Take a tour of the cosmopolitan South American city of Montevideo, Uruguay in this drone reel by AirVuz contributor Drone 5.    The video opens with some excellent shots of the city's waterfront on the Rio de la Plata, the giant estuary of several of the continent's most important rivers.  You'll also get some great footage of the Rambla walkway, the modern downtown skyscrapers, the city's great shipping port, and more.  With a metropolitan population of about two million, Montevideo is home to about two-thirds of all resident Uruguayans.

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The ship

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The palace.

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Buceo Port

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Lost ship

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World Trade Center.

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Kibón!

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Montevideo.

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