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. To visit Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento and other attractions in Colonia del Sacramento, use our Colonia del Sacramento trip builder.
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  • It is the church more ancient of the Uruguay, although rebuild have several times, inside there are two tombs, breathes spirituality.
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  • A very small church from the outside appears to be huge, but its internal structure is not. Regrettable but we went several times to find it open.
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  • worth one of the few attractions that don't have to pay to enter!! beautiful Basilica yields great photos for those who like pictures!
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  • Wonderful church in this former Portuguese colonial town of Colonia del Sacramento. Worth the first visit.
  • Tiny and pretty cathedral with great history
  • excellent place. so much to learn.
  • A small but beautiful church in the middle of the Colonial town. You can visit inside for free.
  • Although it is not a Cathedral (the seat of the diosesis is in Mercedes) is one of the oldest churches of the Uruguay. It is small, built in stone. It contains some very beautiful religious images.
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