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Iglesia Matriz

Plaza de Armas, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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This church has an amazing good vibe, you feel so good inside!!! I loved this place, simply... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Vanessa L
Sao Paulo, SP
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The Basilica

The first church in Colonia . It has the typical Portuguese base and later Spanish additions . This... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Quito, Ecuador
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Strikingly stark and simple in design, this 17th-century church is one of the oldest in Uruguay.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good47%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Plaza de Armas, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay

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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This church has an amazing good vibe, you feel so good inside!!! I loved this place, simply amazing!!!!

Thank Vanessa L
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The first church in Colonia . It has the typical Portuguese base and later Spanish additions . This is a must see in Colonia

Thank PepePitMD
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The Plaza de Armas is the central area in town with some very interesting little shops and resturants as well as lots of history. Visited during an NCL walking tour and had a fantastic local lunch. Most of the history is within walking distance of...More

Thank DonDory
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The church is simple inside but with statues and features covering a number of years. An opportunity to stop and collect your thoughts

Thank sandratylerhaywood1
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This church was very quiet, peaceful and not particularly ornate. It was simple and well worth the visit.

Thank scvrose
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I've seen a lot of churches, and this one is one of my favorits. It is small, but really calm somehow and also the light is perfect. Great to stop by and spend a few minutes.

Thank Jana H
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Located in the center of the town. The interior is very plain, so it only takes a few minutes to look around.

Thank JrnyJunkie
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This is a very small church with very little artwork and you have seen it in 2 minutes. It is prominently located in town, so hard to miss.

Thank JLC-1972
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is great because there are many churches that are not open to the public but this one was. It was good to come and see while were were in Colonia

Thank mtomcox
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

There's nothing particularly special about this functioning church except, perhaps, its historical significance. It's worth a look, especially to see if there are any concerts. We were fortunate to be in town for a wonderful performance by students at the local music school.

Thank Russell S
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