Parque Anchorena, Colonia del Sacramento

Meander through the grounds of a presidential residence at Parque Anchorena. Designed by German landscape gardener and architect Hermann Botrich, the 1,369 hectare (3,383 acre) gardens display more than 200 tree and shrub species, including a pleasant variety of evergreen trees, first planted on the plot in 1908. Once the stomping ground of Argentine aristocrat and landowner Don Aaron de Anchorena, the park was donated to the Uruguayan state, and opened to the public in 1990. You can take a tour through the main house, which now serves as a presidential retreat. Use our Colonia del Sacramento tour itinerary maker site to visit Parque Anchorena on your trip to Colonia del Sacramento, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The best time to visit is autumn (April) the colours that take some of the species planted by Anchorena in the largest of the Uruguay Arboretum is beautiful. They can be seen from the top of a tower built in stone.
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  • Excellent. It is worth to know him. You can not access the presidential residence, but the place is magnificent.
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  • You should visit the Anchorena Park. It is part of the last of the Uruguay history. Is full of deer living freely. A real shame that they are approaching the main hull of the ranch, which is located in a spectacular place. There just do not miss this ride.
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  • Very nice natural environment. History, fauna and flora.600 loose servants.
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  • reached on Thursday, January 4 promptly lal 13y30 for visits guided... as published information indicating on web page... even try to. Let us call you back before you go and never made it... after arriving. .. a military police us very kindly informed that the visits were suspended until further notice. Not would be good to place that information in the page...?
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  • It is very beautiful. It loved I already e hido😍😍😍😍😍😍😍
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  • Don't waste your time visiting. This is not a park effectively public, but a residence of the President of Uruguay. Only allows a tour once a day, always the 14:00. Personally I hate guided tours. Makes us look like cattle.
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  • I did not like! that was closed took a tour in the round without visit 2/01/2018 and
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In contrast to its quaint historical architecture, Colonia del Sacramento offers a range of multi-story, luxury accommodations. Most of these sit near the tip of the city's peninsula, with swimming pools and good beach access. If you want to stay in the old town itself, choose between a range of hostels, inns, and boutique hotels housed in buildings more in keeping with the city's colonial architecture. Make sure to reserve your accommodations in advance, especially if visiting on a weekend or during the busy summer season.
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