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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. Before you head to Colonia del Sacramento, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Colonia del Sacramento family vacation planner, to make sure you see all that Colonia del Sacramento has to offer, including Plaza Mayor.
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  • Tree-lined square, with ruins of the former Governor's House. Has banks, where tourists can rest. Right next to the Basilica, to the street of Sighs, the Portuguese Museum and the lighthouse. In the region there are restaurants and bars.
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  • Away, in a very beautiful place where people are charming and welcoming you will be charmed by the place. For those who know a little Cuba and Santa Clara you will find the side colonial homes and the charm of this city. An hour of boat of Buenos Aires... Go ahead... for its beaches, its shops and its home...
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  • Beautiful hotel, accompanies the place, all the details of the past, flowers from their gardens naturally perfume the place is beautiful, very good breakfast, delicious and relationship quality price 10 points.
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