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Faro de Colonia del Sacramento

De San Francisco, 70000, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
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Guided Day Trip to Citadel of Colonia del Sacramento from Montevideo
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Ascend to the top of this still-operating 1857 lighthouse for a lovely view of the city.
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  • Average13%
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“nice view” (26 reviews)
“worth the climb” (12 reviews)
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De San Francisco, 70000, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a beautiful sunny day. The amount of wind kept the temperature optimized. The stairs Inside are narrow but the climb to the top is worth the climb. Beautiful view.

Thank Adam W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views of the entire city. Absolutely worth the climb to the top. We loved our trip to Colonia!!

Thank breakout35
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are not many places in historic towns to get up high and enjoy a view. For UR$25 (around £1) this IS the place to go. Great views from the top of the whole town and across the River to Argentina - on a clear...More

1  Thank boeingAde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to take a day trip from Buenos Aires to Colonia as it is only 1 hour by ferry. Huge mistake! If it's only for 1-2 days I would not recommend this adventure. Formalities prior to the ferry trip take 2 hours in BuAs...More

Thank Tatiana O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a very small town and you can see it was very beautiful but it is Dirty there is broken glass everywhere, trash everywhere. It smells bad and in general the people are NOT friendly. I was so disappointed, I don’t understand how the government...More

Thank Alexia C
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We couldn't miss the opportunity to walk to the top of the tower even in the midday sun. What a great view once you are at the top. You really need to do all the quirky historical places in Colonia

Thank peppermint
Reviewed 27 November 2017

It's a nice walk up. You can see a bit more of the historic neighborhood and the bay. The breeze is nice. It's nice to listen to the birds and see them flying around below.

Thank Rob13501
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Short, narrow staircase to the top of the lighthouse for the equivalent of $1. Nice viewpoint for seeing all of the quaint town of Colonia Del Sacramento. It's a small area up top and not for those afraid of heights.

Thank emtoothfxr
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

It was very easy to go up the stairs and was worth the climb. The view is spetacular specially if you go at the end of the day when the sun is setting. The only thing us that they do not control exactly how many...More

Thank elizabethsant0s
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We had to queue for a few minutes as we were there on a busy and beautiful Saturday. A good way to see the yachts coming and going and also the old city of Colonia from above. Interesting access to the higher level - having...More

Thank car0T
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27 July 2016|
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Response from Mike R | Reviewed this property |
0900 > 1700 horas approx