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Address: Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

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Avenida Gral Flores

This is the main street through Colonia.It is lined with clothing stores,shoe stores,restaurants,a slot casino,bars,souvenir shops,grocery stores,fruit stands and a whole lot... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2016
jmdrmd2
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Corpus Christi

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Villa Ballester, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

A walk down this street and you will find everything your looking for, shops, restaurants, banks and some very cool looking cars and building. It also has much history and the municipal building is outstanding. So take a walk and enjoy, I recommend this for everyone.

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Thank Robert B
Corpus Christi
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224 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This is the main street through Colonia.It is lined with clothing stores,shoe stores,restaurants,a slot casino,bars,souvenir shops,grocery stores,fruit stands and a whole lot more.A great walk to look around town.It is the center of most activity in Colonia

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Thank jmdrmd2
Sydney, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

This wide street is Colonia del Sacramento’s main thoroughfare and divides the historic centre from the modern city. The road is easy to navigate with little traffic and wide sidewalks. Shops, restaurants, banks, and other services line both sides of the the street. Architecture is diverse with modern buildings mixed with old.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

General Flores is the main thoroughfare bisecting the Old City. It is suitable for restaurants but is mainly only a commercial street without any true cultural attractions. You can skip it unless you're looking for dining options.

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Noosa Heads
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 410 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Most of the streets of old town Colonia have beautiful old buildings some in good condition and some not so good. The foot paths are generally in poor repair but forget the negatives and just enjoy the history and the architecture

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Thank Oldjack
Tampa, Florida
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59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is the main street in town. If you want to walk, drive or bike anywhere in town you will end up on this street at some point. This main street has a lot of restaurants and cute shops. I definitely recommend a stroll down this main street for food, shopping and everything in between.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

You'll sooner or later be on this street if you walk Colonia. Use it and the lighthouse as a guide as to where you're at. There are some little mercados here and an ATM at one of the banks. Also, a Consulate. Some restaurants, but I preferred the family owned restaurants and cafes further into Colonia. This street essentially ties... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 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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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 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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