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Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento, Colonia del Sacramento

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One of the highlights of the World Heritage-listed city center, Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento dates back to the 17th century, when the site was occupied by a more humble building made of mud. The pair of main towers possesses colonial-era rusticity, with the whitewashed walls adding much to this effect. The history of the church is detailed in the main building, while the neatly restored interior creates an atmosphere of contemplation and spirituality, harking back to the town's colonial past. Arrange to visit Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento and other attractions in Colonia del Sacramento using our Colonia del Sacramento holiday builder tool.
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  • Well, if yo are there you can hardly miss it and as the old town is not that big it is just a short stroll anyway, so having a short look will cost you not much. But it is not worth much more... 
    Well, if yo are there you can hardly miss it and as the old town is not that big it is just a short stroll anyway, so having a short look will cost you not much. But it is not worth much more...  more »
  • During a walking tour of Colonia del Sacramento, my wife and I visited this Basilica. I learned that the Basilica dates back to 1810. Its twin towers make it easily identifiable and easy to locate... 
    During a walking tour of Colonia del Sacramento, my wife and I visited this Basilica. I learned that the Basilica dates back to 1810. Its twin towers make it easily identifiable and easy to locate...  more »
  • Located in the historic UNESCO Heritage area of Colonia, this church is simple in structure. The door to the church is left open without an attendant. Admission free. Another name for the church is... 
    Located in the historic UNESCO Heritage area of Colonia, this church is simple in structure. The door to the church is left open without an attendant. Admission free. Another name for the church is...  more »
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  • Beautiful old church with thick walls.
  • Beautiful place with historical background.
  • Wonderful church in this former Portuguese colonial town of Colonia del Sacramento. Worth the first visit.
  • Fairly ordinary church, looks nicer from the outside than the inside which is quite bland.
  • Its a small but charming basilica.

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