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Ranked #1 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods; Cultural
Owner description: This historic section of town takes you back to the 17th and 18th centuries, with an array of interesting museums, an... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ranked #2 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
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Ranked #3 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #4 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
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Ranked #5 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
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Category: Bridges; Landmarks
This drawbridge over a moat was built in 1745 as the only entrance to the city.
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Ranked #6 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
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Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
Ascend to the top of this still-operating 1857 lighthouse for a lovely view of the city.
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Ranked #7 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
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Category: History Museums; Museums
Portuguese history is the central feature of this cultural heritage museum.
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Ranked #8 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
Strikingly stark and simple in design, this 17th-century church is one of the oldest in Uruguay.
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Ranked #9 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Outdoors
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Ranked #10 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
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Ranked #11 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
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Ranked #12 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
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Ranked #13 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
Category: Beaches; Outdoors

Ferrando is the family name of the owner of this area at the beginning of the 20th. century. His business was to sell stones and sand to Buenos Aires as building material. The... more »

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Ranked #14 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
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Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Eduardo Arenas has been collecting key chains, beverage cans, ashtrays, perfume bottles and pencils for nearly fifty years.... more » Owner description: Eduardo Arenas has been collecting key chains, beverage cans, ashtrays, perfume bottles and pencils for nearly fifty years. This odd museum contains many thousands of these and other trinkets and gifts collected by Arenas and his family. Some farm animals roam out back. « less
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Ranked #15 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
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Ranked #16 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
Category: Ancient Ruins; Cultural
Visitors can view the ruins of one of the city’s oldest buildings, this late 17th-century convent.
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Ranked #17 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
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Ranked #18 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
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Ranked #19 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
Owner description: Informacion turistica, Contratacion de servicios, Wifi, Banos publicos, Guarda bultos, y una increible presentacion de los... more » Owner description: Informacion turistica, Contratacion de servicios, Wifi, Banos publicos, Guarda bultos, y una increible presentacion de los rasgos culturales y naturales del Uruguay!Tourist information, Accomodation, Guided tours, Wifi, Toilettes, Lockers, and an amazing overview of Uruguayan Cultural and Natural features. « less
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Ranked #20 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
Category: Museums
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Ranked #21 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
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Ranked #22 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
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Ranked #23 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #24 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
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Ranked #25 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
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Ranked #26 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Housed in a 300-year-old house, this unusual museum displays 19th-century European and Uruguayan tiles.
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Ranked #27 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
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Ranked #28 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
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Ranked #29 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
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Ranked #30 of 30 attractions in Colonia del Sacramento
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