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Museo Archivo Regional De Colonia Del Sacramento

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Address: Calle Misiones De Los Tapes 115, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
Phone Number: +598 4522 0615

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Viceroy's House?

The ruins of the Viceroy’s House show some of the original elements such as floor arches and stone walls that were discovered during an excavation. Mystery surrounds the naming... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 25, 2016
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Sydney, Canada

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

The ruins of the Viceroy’s House show some of the original elements such as floor arches and stone walls that were discovered during an excavation. Mystery surrounds the naming of this structure because there was never a Viceroy in Colonia del Sacramento.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2015

This is a Portuguese house typical of the first half of the eighteenth century and apparently is typical architecture of the time. Like much in Colonia it reflects the architecture of the time and is very interesting. Take a walk through the streets and take in the varied houses and buildings some in good state and some not so good.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2015

We visited for 1 day only using the hovercraft and on arrival we went first to the Tourist Information at the Library (just opposite the port/arrivals). We were advised to book the Museum pass which allows you to visit all the museums - there is 1 museum with interesting old maps and a smaller museum which is an example of... More 

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