Parque Batlle, Villa Dolores is the area of Montevideo just south of the Avenida Italia and north of Avenida General Rivera. It is named for its two main attractions.
The tree-filled, circular Parque Batlle is home to the Estadio Centenario, site of the first World Cup Tournament in 1930. Also found here is the Municipal Velodrome and sculptor José Belloni’s monument, La Carreta.
A few streets away, on the edge of the neighbourhood and bordered in the south by the Avenida General Rivera, is the zoological park Villa Dolores. The neighborhood is also home to the prestigious Universidad de Montevideo.