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'''Colonia del Sacramento''' is in [[Uruguay]].
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==Understand==
 
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.
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
 
 
==Get in==
 
By Road from Montevideo (aprox KMS 180 Ruta 1, there are 2 tolls)
 
        There are 2 Bus Companies: Turil and COT (Cost aprox $200 and take almost 2hs) 
 
By Ferry from Buenos Aires(Ferry Companies: Buquebus, Seacat, take from 45min to 3hs depending on the boat)
 
==Get around==
 
It's very easy to walk everywhere, if not there are public buses and taxis(which are very expensive)
 
It's possible also to rent golf cars, bikes, motor bikes and cars.
 
==See==
 
Old City is a must
 
Bull Ring
 
La Rambla
 
Beaches (Ferrando, La Arenisca, La Rambla)
 
 
 
==Do==
 
Have a walk around the old town, rent a bike and ride it till the bull ring, enjoy one of the best sunsets!
 
==Buy==
 
leather jackets
 
mate
 
paints
 
wool sweaters
 
==Eat==
 
chivito
 
milanesas
 
asado
 
==Drink==
 
regional wine
 
grapamiel
 
local beer
 
==Sleep==
 
There are a lot of options, the cheapest are the hostels in the city centre.
 
Inside the old town are more expensive
 
==Contact==
 
 
 
==Get out==
 
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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