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Visit Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse for a chance to look out over waters that have claimed countless ships over the centuries. The iconic lighthouse, overlooking the Rio de la Plata estuary, helped save many vessels navigating the savage currents in the black of night. First illuminated in 1857, the lighthouse remains in use today. Climb up its spiral stairs to enjoy the views over the harbor, and over the historic city. Use our Colonia del Sacramento visit planning app to add Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse and other attractions to your Colonia del Sacramento vacation plans.
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Tem uma boa vista panorâmica, para quem não tem medo de altura é ótimo, pois venta muito e da a sensação que ele está se movendo. Para subir a escada é em espiral e não há corrimão, exige um bom prepa... more »Have a good panoramic view, for those who have no fear of height is great, because a lot of wind and the feeling that he is moving. To climb the spiral stairs and no handrail, requires a good physical preparation.
O farol de colônia é o símbolo mesmo da cidade, muito bonito e com uma linda visual para curtir. Vale uma visita. more »The colony is the same symbol of the city, very beautiful and with a beautiful visual to enjoy. Worth a visit.
It's ok you have a nice 360 view but you have to pay 60 pesos to go there. PS: It's really tricky to cross with someone else in the stairs. Better not be claustrophobic
An old lighthouse with amazing views of the area from the top. There are two floors to go out and enjoy the view. First you go up to the first one, wait there until whoever is on top goes down and then continue up to the second floor. Highly recommended and the cost to go up is very cheap. Make sure you have small change as they don't always have change to give back.
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