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 tour costs 25 Uruguayan pesos and is very worthwhile. After climbing the staircase there are two points where you can enjoy the view of the rio de la Plata and the city of Cologne. A panoramic view of a lifetime.
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  • You can not go to Cologne and not visit the faro has a beautiful view and only for $20 pesos.la city is beautiful and every corner has something magical
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  • Very nice lighthouse and the view that we have of the two viewpoints has must be tremendous but a fact that had not read that can be useful is that you can not climb with kids from 8 years old or younger and presenting any document. If you are without kids it is a beautiful experience and is not expensive.
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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.