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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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Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse reviews
A wonderful place to abtain a great view of Colonia and across the river. The climb, as expected is steep and the access to the outside platform is tight - so you need to be a little bit fit and... more »
During our journey around Colonia del Sacramento, my wife and I were impressed by the iconic lighthouse which can be seen from many points throughout the Barrio Historico. This 19th century edifice... more »
What a handsome thing. The entrance ticket costs 1 USD, I had with me a 100 banknote and the ticket lady wasn't able to give me change. Pity, wasted opportunity.
Love this town and lighthouse. Streets are cobbled and buildings are stunning to look at.
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