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'''Colonia del Sacramento''' is in [[Uruguay]].
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#REDIRECT [[Colonia]]
 
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==Understand==
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Colonia del Sacramento (formerly the Portuguese Colónia do Sacramento) is a city in southwestern Uruguay, by the Río de la Plata, facing Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is the oldest town in Uruguay and capital of the Colonia Department. It has a population of around 22,000.
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It is renowned for its historic quarter, a World Heritage Site. Modern Colonia del Sacramento produces textiles and has a free trade zone, in addition to a polytechnic centre and various government buildings.
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==Get in==
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By Road from Montevideo (aprox KMS 180 Ruta 1, there are 2 tolls)
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        There are 2 Bus Companies: Turil and COT (Cost aprox $200 and take almost 2hs) 
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By Ferry from Buenos Aires(Ferry Companies: Buquebus, Seacat, take from 45min to 3hs depending on the boat)
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==Get around==
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It's very easy to walk everywhere, if not there are public buses and taxis(which are very expensive)
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It's possible also to rent golf cars, bikes, motor bikes and cars.
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==See==
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Old City is a must
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Bull Ring
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La Rambla
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Beaches (Ferrando, La Arenisca, La Rambla)
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==Do==
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Have a walk around the old town, rent a bike and ride it till the bull ring, enjoy one of the best sunsets!
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==Buy==
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leather jackets
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mate
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paints
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wool sweaters
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==Eat==
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chivito
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milanesas
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asado
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==Drink==
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regional wine
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grapamiel
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local beer
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==Sleep==
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There are a lot of options, the cheapest are the hostels in the city centre.
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Inside the old town are more expensive
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==Contact==
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==Get out==
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There are not too many options, some pubs in the old town and one night club called 3/4
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Latest revision as of 14:44, 11 July 2012

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