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Address: Plaza de Armas, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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Strikingly stark and simple in design, this 17th-century church is one of...

Strikingly stark and simple in design, this 17th-century church is one of the oldest in Uruguay.

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a time for thought

The church is simple inside but with statues and features covering a number of years. An opportunity to stop and collect your thoughts

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 January 2017
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Minchinhampton, United Kingdom

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Twin tower white exterior dominates Plaza de Armas The white colour scheme continues into the interior with little of the paraphanalia you would expect in later catholic churches

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This church has an amazing good vibe, you feel so good inside!!! I loved this place, simply amazing!!!!

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Quito, Ecuador
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first church in Colonia . It has the typical Portuguese base and later Spanish additions . This is a must see in Colonia

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Port Orchard, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Plaza de Armas is the central area in town with some very interesting little shops and resturants as well as lots of history. Visited during an NCL walking tour and had a fantastic local lunch. Most of the history is within walking distance of the Plaza so if you have a group this is an easy meeting point.

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Minchinhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

The church is simple inside but with statues and features covering a number of years. An opportunity to stop and collect your thoughts

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Fiddletown, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

This church was very quiet, peaceful and not particularly ornate. It was simple and well worth the visit.

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Salamanca, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

I've seen a lot of churches, and this one is one of my favorits. It is small, but really calm somehow and also the light is perfect. Great to stop by and spend a few minutes.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Located in the center of the town. The interior is very plain, so it only takes a few minutes to look around.

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Hellerup, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This is a very small church with very little artwork and you have seen it in 2 minutes. It is prominently located in town, so hard to miss.

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is great because there are many churches that are not open to the public but this one was. It was good to come and see while were were in Colonia

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