Plaza Mayor, Colonia del Sacramento

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Stroll around or take a guided tour of Plaza Mayor, a vibrant plaza with an extensive (and bloody) past. Used in its early days as a military planning hub, during World War I the square was a site of public executions of prisoners. Having seen a number of wars and changing hands between the Spanish and Portuguese, this central plaza has been impeccably maintained and today makes a picturesque, pleasant place to spend time. Go more in depth with a guided tour. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Plaza Mayor and many more Colonia del Sacramento attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Colonia del Sacramento journey site .
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  • This is the main square within the old city. As there are trees here, its a good place to take shelter from the scorching sun.  more »
  • Was the site I found it less interesting and I got less time. Just walked past her, since it's a normal square, nothing to attract attention.
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  • This square is beautiful and very well cared for. There are a lot of very high trees, so there's plenty of shade. Great to sit on the benches and enjoy the movement in the Centre, while enjoy the shade. When we went it was early, before the 10:00 of the morning, it was pretty empty, all you heard the chants of birds! Unforgettable sense of peace that I had there.
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