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Address: Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

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You cannot escape it!

If you've been anywhere in Colonia, then you've been on, in, over, through, around, or maybe under Avenida General Flores. This main drag strip runs from the old town at one end... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2014
Atlanta, Georgia

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Des Moines, Iowa
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705 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2015

You'll sooner or later be on this street if you walk Colonia. Use it and the lighthouse as a guide as to where you're at. There are some little mercados here and an ATM at one of the banks. Also, a Consulate. Some restaurants, but I preferred the family owned restaurants and cafes further into Colonia. This street essentially ties... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2014

If you've been anywhere in Colonia, then you've been on, in, over, through, around, or maybe under Avenida General Flores. This main drag strip runs from the old town at one end to the more modernized city at the other end and has just about all the conveniences of modern life, including banks, bars, grocery store, cambios, etc. Necessary!

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Chino Hills, California
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107 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Avenida General Flores is the main street in downtown Colonia del Sacramento...but besides a few restaurants, there is nothing else there that attracted my attention.

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2014

If you don´t know what to do in Colonia, this is a good place to start, yo will see markets, an hospital, some banks, but there is nothing outstanding here, after walk here you should go to the barrio historico.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2013

It is a long and important avenue for the Colonia town, but the worst of the beautiful Colonia town can be seen here. Run down restaurants, some dirty sidewalks... You won't probably have to go there eventually, but there is nothing special or worth to see.

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Montreal, Canada
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523 reviews
235 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2013

Need something, most likely place you will find what you're looking for… Shops, restaurants and banks...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2013

Av. Gral Flores is the main avenue of the town. It's rather noisy and it has all the stores and some restaurants. There is not much to see there, but it's okay to walk through it if you don't have much to do.

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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2013

I liked the look of the street and the drivers (what few there are) are extremely courteous to pedestrians

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Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2013

If you walk this street up and down, you'll see a wonderful transition between a growing and bustling new metropolis, and a quaint and peaceful ancient cobblestone ghost town. It's quite an experience, and it's best to try to do it as though you were a local. Peek into every nook and cranny, and you may just find a hidden... More 

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875 reviews
668 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 835 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2012

This is the main thoroughfare of Colonia and takes you from one end of town to the other. Along it you will find many businesses, shops, restaurants and bars. Some of these restaurants were much more reasonably priced than those in the old city. It is also the place to catch the local buses to go up the coast. It... More 

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