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Colonia del Sacramento Destination Guide

Delve into Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay!

Colonia del Sacramento in the region of Colonia with it's 21,714 residents is located in Uruguay - some 99 mi (or 159 km) West of Montevideo, the country's capital.

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Current time in Colonia del Sacramento is now 12:47 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "America / Montevideo" with an UTC offset of -2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Moron, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Tacuarembó, Santa Teresa or Paraná. While being here, make sure to check out Real de San Carlos, El General and Colonia del Sacramento as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Colonia del Sacramento Uruguay: Summer...

03:49 min ( December 01, 2009 by XjjdX)
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Scenes from the historic old city. Remastered and uploaded in HD, the way it was meant to be seen

Uruguay Natural - Casco histórico de Co...

00:25 min ( July 30, 2010 by UruguayNaturalVideos)
Views: 6,535 - Rating: 5/5

La calle de los suspiros y sus alrededores. Este video fue realizado por la Asociación Turística del Departamento de Colonia

Sundown at Colonia del Sacramento - Urug...

00:17 min ( December 09, 2006 by incinerante)
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Marvellous sundown at Colonia del Sacramento - Uruguay

View from Lighthouse Colonia del Sacrame...

01:41 min ( June 29, 2009 by WoodwardSouthAmerica)
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A 360º panoramic view from the top of the lighthouse at Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay. The starting point is the the Uruguayan flag flying near the water and then it looks at the typical old colo...

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Interesting facts about this location

Estadio Suppici

Estadio Suppici is a multi-use stadium in Colonia, Uruguay. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 12,000 people. The stadiums is named after Alberto Suppici, coach of Uruguay national football team during the 1930 World Cup. It is the home stadium of Plaza Colonia and hosted matches during the 2003 South American Youth Championship.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -34.47, -57.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Uruguay

Plaza de toros Real de San Carlos

Plaza de toros Real de San Carlos is a bull ring in Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay. It is currently a derelict building that is crumbling down. It is forbidden for safety reasons to access the bull ring. When in operation it could host 10,000 spectators. It is designed in typically Moorish style. It officially opened on January 9, 1910 Featuring the most famous Bullfighters of the time, Ricardo Torres (aka Bombita Grande) and his brother Manuel (aka Bombita Chico) from Spain.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -34.47, -57.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1910, Bullrings in Uruguay, Colonia del Sacramento

1888 Río de la Plata earthquake

The 1888 Río de la Plata earthquake occurred on June 5, 1888, measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale, and shook the upper Río de la Plata at 3:20 UTC-3. The epicentre was located 15 kilometres southwest of Colonia del Sacramento and 42 kilometres east of Buenos Aires, with a hypocentre at a depth of 30 kilometres .

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -34.47, -57.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:1888 earthquakes, 1888 in Argentina, 1888 in Uruguay, Earthquakes in Argentina, Earthquakes in Uruguay

San Juan River (Uruguay)

The San Juan River (Spanish, Río San Juan) is a river of Uruguay. It empties into the Río de la Plata.

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Located at -34.47, -57.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:La Plata basin, Rivers of Uruguay