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Address: Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
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You cannot escape it!

If you've been anywhere in Colonia, then you've been on, in, over, through, around, or maybe under Avenida General Flores. This main drag strip runs from the old town at one end... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2014
K_b0y
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
75 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

If you've been anywhere in Colonia, then you've been on, in, over, through, around, or maybe under Avenida General Flores. This main drag strip runs from the old town at one end to the more modernized city at the other end and has just about all the conveniences of modern life, including banks, bars, grocery store, cambios, etc. Necessary!

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Chino Hills, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Avenida General Flores is the main street in downtown Colonia del Sacramento...but besides a few restaurants, there is nothing else there that attracted my attention.

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

If you don´t know what to do in Colonia, this is a good place to start, yo will see markets, an hospital, some banks, but there is nothing outstanding here, after walk here you should go to the barrio historico.

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Natal
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91 reviews 91 reviews
33 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

It is a long and important avenue for the Colonia town, but the worst of the beautiful Colonia town can be seen here. Run down restaurants, some dirty sidewalks... You won't probably have to go there eventually, but there is nothing special or worth to see.

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Montreal, Canada
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511 reviews 511 reviews
232 attraction reviews
263 helpful votes 263 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Need something, most likely place you will find what you're looking for… Shops, restaurants and banks...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Av. Gral Flores is the main avenue of the town. It's rather noisy and it has all the stores and some restaurants. There is not much to see there, but it's okay to walk through it if you don't have much to do.

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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I liked the look of the street and the drivers (what few there are) are extremely courteous to pedestrians

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Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

If you walk this street up and down, you'll see a wonderful transition between a growing and bustling new metropolis, and a quaint and peaceful ancient cobblestone ghost town. It's quite an experience, and it's best to try to do it as though you were a local. Peek into every nook and cranny, and you may just find a hidden... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

This is the main thoroughfare of Colonia and takes you from one end of town to the other. Along it you will find many businesses, shops, restaurants and bars. Some of these restaurants were much more reasonably priced than those in the old city. It is also the place to catch the local buses to go up the coast. It... More 

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Mush of this commercial street is outside of the official historic city boundaries. When you're tired of walking on cobblestones, come here to find a place to rest those tired feet. Lots of sidewalk tables to choose from to watch the world go by.

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