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Missiones de Los Tapes, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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All reviewslargest squarepleasant placecentral squareshady treesshops and restaurantshistoric districtold townmaneuverstouristsmilitarychurch
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

This is a nice square. A pleasant place to pause while walking around Colonia, with a few spots to grab a bite to eat around as well.

Thank brentling
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Nice central square within the old fort. Now used for the sale of nicknacks to tourists on the stalls set up, but we preferred to watch the green parrots cutting brackets from shrubs and returning to their nest in the palm trees. Bit of a...More

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This is the main square within the old city. As there are trees here, its a good place to take shelter from the scorching sun.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 18 February 2018

The square is located in the heart of the historic district. There are a lot of shade trees and some benches. On one side stands the picturesque church and on the other side is an excavation. Here you can see a partial layout of the...More

Thank HCovik
Reviewed 5 February 2018

There were a couple of people who set up tables to sell their wares. Otherwise it's just a square that you walk through.

Thank Deb W
Reviewed 25 October 2017

It's the main square in the historical site, where a lot of museums, shops and restaurants are located.

Thank Htsuji
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This very large plaza contains open parkland, with nice shady trees on hot days, so it's a good place to take a break if you're walking the old town. The surrounding housing and businesses are all colourful and quaint, so it's a good idea to...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The main centre of historical area. It's full of restaurants with outside seating areas, churches and nice buildings. Somewhere you can tour, eat and drink for an hour or 2.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 14 May 2017

A well - kept gem that allows you to feel how the small city of Colonia must have been in the past. To relax, to enjoy!!!!

Thank Betty P
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The plaza was initially created during the founding of the town and was the largest open space in the area. It was originally used for military maneuvers. Over the years the plaza has been transformed by incorporating gardens and pathways. It still remains the largest...More

1  Thank Dan L
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