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Address: Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
Description: Visitors can view the ruins of one of the city’s oldest buildings, this...
Visitors can view the ruins of one of the city’s oldest buildings, this late 17th-century convent.
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Old Portuguese ruin

Located in front of the lighthouse. Original ruins of a Portuguese convent. In the center square as you enter the old town. Do stop and look at the other old building surrounding... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Metairie, LA
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Metairie, LA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Located in front of the lighthouse. Original ruins of a Portuguese convent. In the center square as you enter the old town. Do stop and look at the other old building surrounding the square.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

A visit here takes you to the ruins of what was a convent dating back to 1683. The walls are very thick and you can still see the foundations. A small area but you can just get a feel for what was once there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

If you are visiting Colonia del Sacramento its worth a stop in to see the Convento de San Francisco.

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