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Address: Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
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+598 94 316 448
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This historic section of town takes you back to the 17th and 18th...

This historic section of town takes you back to the 17th and 18th centuries, with an array of interesting museums, an historic lighthouse and Uruguay’s oldest church.

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US$ 82.99*
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Day Trip to Colonia from Montevideo
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US$ 250.00*
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Private Tour: Colonia del Sacramento Day Trip from Buenos Aires

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The atmospheric old quarter of Colonia

For a tourist this is the reason to visit Colonia photo opportunities everywhere as you meander through the cobblestone lanes & linger in the plazas

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

For a tourist this is the reason to visit Colonia photo opportunities everywhere as you meander through the cobblestone lanes & linger in the plazas

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located in proximity to the main port and bus stand, it provides a very relaxed atmosphere to walk around with a view to the humongous river (rio de la plata). A delight to the eyes, this historic zone transports your mind to the colonial era the moment you step into it.

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Agoura Hills, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went on a day trip here from Montevideo. Long drive but the town was nice. You can walk around the old town in about 1-2 hours. Lots of cool restaurants and cafes. Great place for taking photos. It was hot and humid when we were there in January so bring a hot and light clothes.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here for a day's visit from Buenos Aires and loved this old area. The buildings are lovely and there's a lovely atmosphere. Lots of places to eat outside, we ate at the corner on Santa Rita road, overlooking the water. A lovely view. We also walked up the white tower (lighthouse) which gave us a great view for... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of a kind! A beautiful mixture of Portuguese and Spanish architecture. Cobblestones streets. Worthwhile

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did a walking tour with local guide Federico, very cool guy. He can talk in spanish ( of course), portuguese and english. The price is around USD 5.00 and duration is 1h. You can ask for the guided tour at the turistic information Office right on front of historic fortress gate.

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Port Orchard, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Barrio Historico is part of the (NCL) walking tour of Colonia del Sacramento. Suggest wearing good walking shoes for this tour as the road are a mix of old cobblestone and dirt. The History of this area is interesting and this town was affected by good and bad aspects of colonialisim.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorites places in my country to visit. Heritage is well preserved and is like to be in another country.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this walk with an English speaking guide organised before we left home and it was well worth it as she could explain lots of things that we would have walked past with no idea of what we had missed. The Portuguese settled here on the peninsula and defended themselves with a double wall, a canal and a fort... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend this little area of Colonia to just about anyone. It's a photographers dream place. Lots of old cars and beautiful trees and buildings. A nice place to have a bit and relax.

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