Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse, Colonia del Sacramento

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Visit Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse for a chance to look out over waters that have claimed countless ships over the centuries. The iconic lighthouse, overlooking the Rio de la Plata estuary, helped save many vessels navigating the savage currents in the black of night. First illuminated in 1857, the lighthouse remains in use today. Climb up its spiral stairs to enjoy the views over the harbor, and over the historic city. Using our world travel planner, Colonia del Sacramento attractions like Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The beacon allows an incredible view of the historical part of the colony of Sacramento and the Rio de la Plata. Worth face more than 100 steps. The price is very affordable.
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  • A snail type ladder tight, with 155 steps, hot seat, and when you meet with Group down or rising then you suffer with this sofrença have to pay up. The vision is not a big deal, we see the River a lot of water and the side of the city, you see only trees.
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  • We went to 6:00 pm and then I saw the most beautiful sunset of my life. Closes at 18:30 h. Is very worthwhile.
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  • The lighthouse of Colonia del Sacremento offers incredible views to those who choose to climb it's steps to the top.
  • If you want a better view of the town then for a few dollars you can climb to the top of the lighthouse.
  • Beautiful white lighthouse. You can visit the top for a view of the colonial town. Entrence is cheap.
  • A lovely first monument to view.
  • Very nice lighthouse in a very nice colonial town. I didn't go up to see the view though. Worth at least to pass by.