Trip Planner: South America / Uruguay / Colonia Department / Colonia del Sacramento / Barrio Historico
Explore one of Uruguay's most important historical areas with a visit to Barrio Historico. First established in 1680, and subsequently a point of dispute between Portuguese and Spanish forces for over a century, the old city of Colonia del Sacramento, which sits on the tip of a peninsula, was sought after for its strategic location. Even now, the historic neighborhood retains the essence of its roots, with the ruins of a Portuguese fortress amid charming, crumbling houses. Walk through the neighborhood's sprawling cobbled streets and feel the different cultural influences that have shaped it over the centuries. By using our Colonia del Sacramento road trip planner , you can arrange your visit to Barrio Historico and other attractions in Colonia del Sacramento.
Tours to Barrio Historico
Day Trip to Colonia from Montevideo BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $79
Duration: 9 hours
Private Tour: Colonia del Sacramento Day Trip from Buenos Aires BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $210
Duration: 10 hours
Small-Group Day Trip to Colonia from Buenos Aires BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $230
Duration: 12 hours
Barrio Historico Reviews
Perfeição! Tudo lindo, perfeito! Ótimo para casais caminhar pelas lindas ruas! Sugiro ir em época de frio! more »Perfection! Everything beautiful, perfect! Great for couples to walk the beautiful streets! I suggest we go in cold season!
A cidade é linda.. num primeiro momento você não entende direito, vê, olha, caminha, se perde e se acha nas ruelas... E então vai se apaixonando pelas esquinas, pelos casarões, portões de ferro, lumin... more »The city is beautiful.. At first you don't understand right, see, look, walk, get lost and find yourself in the alleys... And then you fall in love with the corners, the mansions, the iron gates, the light fixtures, the small streets that open up in squares with stripping.. And when you come across the children of the Public School learning "in Loco" The story itself, you understand why it will always be remembering with much affection of this city...
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