Uruguay is a country in the southeastern region of South America. The country shares its borders with Argentina to its west and Brazil to its north east, with the river Río de la Plata to the south and the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast.Cultural experiences in Uruguay include exploring the country's colonial heritage, as found in Colonia del Sacramento. Montevideo, the country's capital, houses the most diverse selection of cultural activities. Historical monuments such as Torres Garcia Museum as well as Estadio Centenario, which housed the first world cup in history, are examples. However simply walking the streets allows tourists to experience the city's colorful culture.