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Nice view of the river and great spot to feel the city

When in Colonia, this spot is a nice place to watch the sunset, enjoy the views of the river, feel... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Jose Rafael L
,
Bogota, Colombia
Best at Sunset

The sunsets here are amazing. With the various islands nearby as a backdrop, pictures are... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2018
eddiecohen
,
Colonia, Uruguay
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16 Jan 2019
“Nice view of the river and great spot to feel the city”
30 Dec 2018
“Best at Sunset”
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Calle Paseo de San Gabriel, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

When in Colonia, this spot is a nice place to watch the sunset, enjoy the views of the river, feel the life of the city and even look at the tall buildings of Buenos Aires (Argentina) far in the horizont. Always plenty of people pasing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jose Rafael L
Reviewed 30 December 2018

The sunsets here are amazing. With the various islands nearby as a backdrop, pictures are breathtaking.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank eddiecohen
Reviewed 17 October 2018

On the river side of the old town, you can get nice views of the river and see the "back side" of the cafes an choose a good place with a patio to have a drink and a bite to eat. Nothing more than a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 2fromTX
Reviewed 29 June 2018

A small promenade and very quiet. NIce and relaxing place to view the brown water of Rio de la Plata. Good sppot for photo. Nothing special .

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Happy258
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Other than the view there is nothing else here, and can be a place for touts selling junk to hang out. But it is a super spot to watch the stunning sunsets

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank poohtravel
Reviewed 8 May 2018

This sight is quite spectacular in the sense that one can not only see the Rio de la Plata, but also Buenos Aires in the distance. It is somewhat a remarkable view given the distance. Worth also coming for a peaceful stroll!

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

There is nothing much to see at this spot during the day but one can just make a quick photo stop here.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 3 February 2018

This was probably our first stop in Colonia del Sacramento - a huge Uruguayan flag flies here with the sea (river) in the background - beautiful place to take that smug "here we are in another country" humble brag photo - disgraceful but fun photo...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank roaming13
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Walkway that connects the historical site to the harbour. You can enjoy a beautiful view of Rio de la Plata.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Htsuji
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

This small but very picturesque boulevard has so many interesting features, old streets, interesting shops and restaurants and it ends in the river with great views. Good to stroll if in Colonia

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank rickyspa1
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