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Rivera, Uruguay, is a fascinating border town with a unique fusion of Brazilian and Uruguayan culture. Sitting right next to the Brazilian city of Santana do Livramento, Rivera is known for its duty-free shops, making it a popular destination for Brazilians looking for bargains. The city itself has a mix of modern amenities and historic charm, with interesting sites like the Plaza Internacional, a large square that marks the border between the two countries. If you're looking for a fun and affordable getaway with a bit of cultural difference, Rivera is a great option.

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Airports near Rivera

Planning a trip to Rivera? Enjoy flexibility with our selection of 4 airports, which offer different routes and options when travelling to Rivera.

Carrasco International Airport

This is the closest international airport to Rivera, located approximately 500 kilometres southeast of Rivera. It is a major airport in Uruguay with several international and regional flights.


Salgado Filho International Airport

Although not as close as Carrasco International Airport, it is still within a reasonable driving distance from Rivera. Porto Alegre is located approximately 600 kilometres northeast of Rivera and offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Aeroparque Jorge Newbery

If you are willing to take a connecting flight, Aeroparque Jorge Newbery in Buenos Aires is another option. It is approximately 800 kilometres southwest of Rivera and serves as a major hub for domestic and regional flights.


Guarulhos International Airport

For travellers looking for more flight options, Guarulhos International Airport in Sao Paulo is a major international airport located approximately 1,200 kilometres northeast of Rivera. It offers numerous domestic and international flights, making it a potential connecting point for travellers heading to Rivera.

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Things to do in Rivera

Discovering the many attractions of Rivera can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

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Plaza International

This unique square is actually two plazas in one, divided by the border of Uruguay and Brazil. Visitors can walk freely between the two countries, experiencing the distinct cultures of each side. The Uruguayan side features a monument to the founders of Rivera and Livramento, Uruguay and Brazil's twin cities. There are also several shops, cafes, and restaurants lining the plaza, making it a great place to relax and people-watch.

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Museo Aparicio Saravia

This museum is dedicated to Aparicio Saravia, a Uruguayan military leader who played a significant role in the 19th-century civil wars. The museum houses a collection of artefacts from Saravia's life and times, including weapons, uniforms, and documents. Visitors can also learn about the history of the civil wars and their impact on Uruguay.

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Free Trade Zone

Rivera is known for its free trade zone, which offers duty-free shopping on a wide variety of goods. Visitors can find everything from electronics and clothing to perfume and liquor at discounted prices. The free trade zone is a great place to pick up souvenirs or do some serious shopping.

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