Tourism in Colonia Uruguay
Heritage of the Humanity in 1995 by Unesco, Colonia del
Sacramento is known for being one of the cities of the Río
de la Plata which still keeps the marvelous magic of its history.
Foundered by Portugueses, Spain and Portugal fight for it
for decades, the city became into a mixture of architectonical
The colonial Portuguese style of the buildings, those stone
houses with the typical roofs of those times it mixes up with
brick houses and the classical flat roofs of the Spanish architecture.
Hotels in Colonia Del Sacramento
you have the possibility of booking for hotels, apartments
and Apart hotels located in different part of the city, it
could be downtown or in the historical area, on-line or on
Besides, Colonia del Sacramento has some of the main hotel
chains, such as Sheraton, Days
Seasons and Radisson
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History of Colonia del Sacramento
The history of Colonia del Sacramento is surely
one of the most fascinating of the Rio de la Plata.
Ordered by the Lisbon Court, Manuel Lobo an important Portuguese
militar, founded this city at the beginning of 1680 in San
Gabriel peninsula over an extension of 12 hectare on its west
Its geographical and political location generated frontier
struggles between Spain and Portugal which last more than
As a consequence of these conflicts, the city changed its
owner several times, from Spain to Portugal and viceversa.
The architecture of Colonia
del Sacramento is the result of the different architectonical
style of the conquerors.
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Sghtseens & Tours in Colonia del Sacramento
Even though the attraction of the city is its
historic and cultural heritage, this is not the unique interest
to see and visit. The coasts of the Rio de la Plata River
and the Uruguay River are another attraction.
Besides, some kilometers from the city there are different
places, such as the National Anchorena Park which is visited
by nearly 1.300 people each month.
Remember that Colonia Del Sacramento has a great Yacht port,
an splendid Yacht club, a beautiful rambla (shore), the bullring,
the Matriz church, the Bastión del Carmen and many
museums, among other attractions.
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