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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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  • The small city is to know. The plaza is the colonial cultural epicenter nearby are the most picturesque structures. The rest of the city (outside the old cazco) is also very beautiful. I recommend going to have breakfast in the Coffee Shop from Av. Gral Flores between Ituzaingó and Washington, a place warm and with special attention re.
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  • Good choice to go to eat something by offering to its surroundings. One of the attractions of Cologne
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  • The historic cobblestone streets converge in the place, it's very nice and especially at sunset
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