General Artigas Mausoleum
José Gervasio Artigas is considered the father of the country. His mausoleum is located in the center of the main square of Montevideo, the Independence Square.
His remains are preserved in it, which are guarded by a permanent honor guard from the Blandengues Corps, a corps of soldiers where Artigas served his homeland.
On the walls of the mausoleum, episodes from the life of the hero and the birth of the Republic are mentioned.