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Address: Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

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The Main Street

It is a charming street located in the heart of the City with numerous restaurants and boutique shops and many buildings of architectural merit. The street connects the Old Town... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dan L
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Bunbury, Australia

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Bunbury, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a charming street located in the heart of the City with numerous restaurants and boutique shops and many buildings of architectural merit. The street connects the Old Town at one end with the more modern area, giving visitors the best of both worlds. Walking the street will give you an idea of the city’s history and how it... More 

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Perth, Australia
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991 reviews
610 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 362 helpful votes
Reviewed March 22, 2017

In the old quarter this avenue is a wide tree lined & cobblestoned boulevard transforming into a busy town centre street with strip shopping, restaurant & businesses

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Quito, Ecuador
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225 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

This is the street to change money and it is full of gift shops and restaurants. Prices are a lot more convenient than in the historic downtown.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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75 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2017

My memory might be failing but I found the main street boring this time. Few shops and the restaurants all seem to only offer burgers, pizzas and empanadas. The sidewalks are a hazard,

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Cleveland, Ohio
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353 reviews
180 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed November 21, 2016

This is a lovely old street with lots of shops and restaurants. Great to walk in the shade on a hot day.

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Villa Ballester, Argentina
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127 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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Corpus Christi
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243 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
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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Sydney, Canada
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358 reviews
158 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
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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103 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
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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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3,364 reviews
2,191 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 664 helpful votes
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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