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Calera de las huerfanas, Carmelo
Categories: Ruins, Tourist Spots
Upgrade your undesrtanding of Jesuit history at Calera de las huerfanas, a complex of ruins from the mid 18th century that includes a chapel and an estancia. Around 250 people worked and lived on the site, which in in its heyday spanned a total area of 140,000 ha (345,947 acres). Materials from the war between the Spanish crown and the Portuguese of Colonia del Sacramento have also been located at the site. Bring your camera along, as the atmospheric peace of the chapel and lime kilns offers great opportunities for photography. Put Calera de las huerfanas and other Carmelo attractions into our Carmelo holiday planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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Tecnicamente é apenas uma ruína interessante e fotogênica em dias de sol. As placas estão mal conservadas e não existe qualquer explicação sobre o que foi aquilo. Precisamos estudar na internet a hist... read more »Technically, it's just an interesting ruin and photogenic on sunny days. The plates are poorly maintained and there is no explanation of what that was. We need to study the internet history of the site, after the visit, to understand everything. It's an interesting option on the road between Carmel and Colonia del Sacramentoshow original
Muito interessante, neste local podemos conseguir lindas fotografias! Agora um projeto de iluminação está sendo desenvolvido para valorizar ainda mais o patrimônio!!Very interesting, on this site we can get beautiful pictures! Now a lighting design is being developed to enhance further the wealth!!show original
lo que se ve en la foto y nada mas, es para rellenar una vuelta por la zona y aprovechan en viaje a otros lados y pasan por allíwhat you see in photo and nothing more, is to fill a walk through the area and take advantage of visiting the other sides and pass through thereshow original
Vale la pena la visita
Maria Felicita FernandezA nice place to meet part of the story not told in our country.show original
Paisajes UruguayAn incredible, cargadisimo place of history, represented in the ruins that we see today. A required point to stop at the Department of Coloniashow original
Lucia CasanovaBeautiful historic place and little known. The caretaker of the place very committed to the project. It consists of a set of basically Jesuit ruins of two different periods, enclosing a great historical heritage. Worth the small diversion of the route for the site! Highly recommended!show original
Mauricio CerriUnique ruins preserved in very good condition misionesen uruguay. The journey is worth it.show original
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