More Travel Information of Colonia del Sacramento Uruguay
Colonia del Sacramento, known in the local environment such as Colonia, is the capital of the department of Colonia, Uruguay. It is located at the confluence of the rivers Uruguay and La Plata, in the southwest of Uruguay and 177 kilometers from Montevideo. It is also on the headland formed by the tips of San Pedro and Santa Rita. The historic district was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1995.
In Colonia coexist Portuguese colonial style buildings with Spanish style homes. Walking through its cobbled streets you can enjoy beautiful scenery and wonderful views of the Rio de la Plata. There are many walks in the city for visitors. The Street of Sighs and magic, the Lighthouse, the ruins of the Convent of San Francisco, The Viceroy's House, The Gate of the Citadel, The Mother Church, The Bastion del Carmen, are just some of the attractions for visitors to this beautiful city.
A special paragraph we wish to dedicate to museums in Colonia del Sacramento. Its 8 museums (Portuguese, Municipal, Indian, Tile, Spanish, Regional Archives, and Naval Nacarello House) is a historic treasure trove that allows us to connect with the history of Colonia and its inhabitants who lived there since the beginning of this city.
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