Colonia del Sacramento - colonial pearl on the Río de la Plata
Colonia del Sacramento was founded in 1680 and was during colonial times a portuguese fortress. The enchanting old city with its colonial houses and little cobbled narrows was declared to world cultural heritage by UNESCO. The old city is located on a little peninsula and numerous of good preserved relicts like the old city wall and the cathedral of the 17th century emphasize its colonial flair. Colonia del Sacramento prevents its unique romantic charme and belongs by now to the cities worldwide which you should have seen.
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