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Local favorite

This site has several functions. Lots of musical performances are held both inside and outside... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Colonia, Uruguay
Old Fortified Wall

The Bastion of San Miguel was part of the great wall that defended Colonia del Sacramento, in 1745... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Dan L
Bunbury, Australia
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3 weeks ago
“Local favorite”
20 Jun 2018
“Yes it's a wall etc”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Calle De San Antonio, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This site has several functions. Lots of musical performances are held both inside and outside, plus there are lots of touristic gatherings.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank eddiecohen
Reviewed 20 June 2018

But it is a very cool wall having said that. It includes the old city gate with the chain for the door etc.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank brentling
Reviewed 6 May 2018

The Bastion of San Miguel is not just an old wall. It has great history behind it. The remnants tell of the struggles during the Spanish-Portuguese wars in which the city played a pivotal role. One can see canons and other relics that have been...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

There is really nothing special about this old wall. Climbed up but there is really nothing much to see so don't bother going up.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 9 January 2018

The bastion is historical and worth checking out if you're in the area, but it's nothing really to write home about. It does offer some decent photo ops.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 14 December 2017

I went for a day trip to Colonia from Buenos Aires with Argentinians friends on Sunday during my business trip to Buenos Aires, we traveled with Buquebus round trip for U$ 100.00 aprox, we get there and rent a golf cart for U$ 60.00 until...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank James C
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The Bastion of San Miguel was part of the great wall that defended Colonia del Sacramento, in 1745. Much of this fortified construction, including the cannons, is still there. Interesting part of this historic precinct.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Dan L
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Typical wall that was build with colonial style. One of the iconic places in Colonia del Sacaramento. You can just take a quick photo and I think that would be enough for this attraction.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This should be the oldest church in all of Uruguay, that in itself makes it worth seeing. It is small but really well kept, both inside and outside. For sure worth a visit if in Colonia, also there is not that much else to see...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank TwoAndAHalfTraveller
Reviewed 2 December 2016

If you are looking for a place in Colonia del Sacramento to admire the sunset, here is probably one of the best spots. The area has many benches available and a nice green area nearby where you can seat and have picnic. It is very...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank SaulloCastro
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