Capilla San Benito, Colonia del Sacramento

Be charmed by Capilla San Benito, a picturesque church from Uruguay’s colonial period, constructed entirely out of clay, adobe, and stone. Inaugurated in 1761, the church performed its first baptism in that same year. Its strategic geographical location meant that it was used during battles as a defensive artillery outpost. Located a fair distance from the city center, you may not find much to appreciate in the sparse church, unless you have an interest in local and religious history. With our world travel planner, Colonia del Sacramento attractions like Capilla San Benito can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Very nice visit. Modest, old, simple. I recommend making a visit to meet her. Very neat.
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  • San Benito is a beautiful old church. Definitely worth a stop on your route if he is but not special enough to be special to go.
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  • It is a very simple place, beautiful chapel, has not changed over the years, it also has a very nice story of its origin. Don't forget to find out. Everytime I go I visit it for more than 25 years.
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  • Very beautiful colonial-style chapel.
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  • Very interesting. Old well preserved Chapel. It is worth visiting it.
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  • Old well-preserved Chapel, place typical of visit when he attends Colonia del Sacramento
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  • Nice walk to the place.
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  • Historical Chapel worthy of visit.
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