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“relaxing getaway”

Puerta de la Ciudadela
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Owner description: This drawbridge over a moat was built in 1745 as the only entrance to the city.
Reviewed October 25, 2012

Take the buquebus ferry from Buenos Aires and enjoy a wonderful meal, lots of small museums, and the many wonderful art & craft shops in Colonia. Only 25 minutes on the ferry and very relaxing. Make sure to see the video at the tourist office just 5 minutes from the ferry port. You stand and it surrounds you to give you a wondeful overview of Uruguay. The people are friendly and there are some wonderful cafes.

Thank Alison M
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

If you f.eks. are in Buenos Aires, I very much recomand a boat-trip over Rio de la Plata to Uruguay for visiting the old, small , charming Colonia del Scacramento. The small town standing on UNESCO's list for culture inheritance. It's really a nice, quiet and interesting litle town

Thank torilldahl
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Reviewed October 4, 2012

The mark of the city. Nice pictures there. You can go up to its top, use the stairs! It is located near the tourist center an an alley full of lillte shops selling the traditional dulce the leche and alfajor!

Thank Carla_Thiago
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Reviewed October 3, 2012

With my friends we take a bike tour over the city and go over the wonderful beaches and this beautiful place, so enchanting, the streets very clean, the people nice

Thank Amber J
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Reviewed August 24, 2012

Nearby there is an small tourism center where you can book a guided tour for 30 uru pesos. Totally recomended. If not, all the Ciudad Vieja will only be a bunch of old houses and walls

2  Thank Kenny V
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