Plaza de Armas Manuel Lobo, Colonia del Sacramento

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Head to Plaza de Armas Manuel Lobo, the former residence of the Portuguese and Spanish colonial governors of this Colonia del Sacramento. The square includes a number of signs explaining the history of the area and those who lived here, although only in Spanish. Even if you're not interested in colonial history, you'll find plenty to appreciate at the relaxing yet vibrant square. Sit down with a cold drink and watch local life go by. Using our online itinerary creator, Colonia del Sacramento attractions like Plaza de Armas Manuel Lobo can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The Plaza de Armas Manuel Lobo is a square in the historic center of the city, surrounded by many of the main landmarks. There are some nice trees that provide a semblance of shade on a sunny day. Tir...  more »
  • It's in the Plaza of arms which is located the Church of Colonia and the Bastion de la Bandera ". A quiet place to rest and eat during the tours.
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  • It's a little different. There were ruins of the home of a former Governor, so a few things left were utilizaas to give rise to the square.
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Where to stay in Colonia del Sacramento

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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