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Iglesia Matriz, Colonia del Sacramento

Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
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3.6/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web
Strikingly simple yet unmistakably elegant, Iglesia Matriz remains one of Uruguay's oldest churches. Part of the city's World Heritage-listed historical quarter, the structure features two bell towers and serves as the centerpiece of Plaza de Armas. Originally built in 1680 by the Portuguese, the church was reconstructed twice under Spanish rule. Inside, stark white arches boast a distinctly Portuguese flair and rows of dark pews face a modest altar. The protagonist of many postcards, the church is worth a stop for a quick photo and a look inside. Use our Colonia del Sacramento vacation trip planner to add Iglesia Matriz and other attractions to your Colonia del Sacramento vacation plans.
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  • Despite not owning a lush architecture this is the main church of Cologne and worth taking a look there. The same has in its interior a souvenirs shop that serves to raise money for the upkeep of the Church.
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  • Ancient church with much history, is in the center of the city of Colonia del Sacramento, very cute!
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  • don't we, more is right in the Centre, where a walk all over town, divine place of stories and a people very quiet and aconhedor
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