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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  • Very simple, is a postcard of the city and must be visited. Is right in the historical centre and your story is of great importance.
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  • Is very interesting visit the lighthouse, is enter to it by a staircase snail to the tip, from where is appreciated all Cologne and more
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  • The climb is steep, many steps in a claustrophobic (as all lighthouse), but the view from the top makes up for a lot.
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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.