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Puerta de la Ciudadela

Barrio Historico, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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Interesting, at least for me.

From a historical perspective it's interesting. At least I thought so. It's not impressing, but... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Atlanta, Georgia
Yep it's a gate and entrance

This is pretty and to get in and out of the old city it's pretty. You can get out of the area... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Deb W
Reno, Nevada
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This drawbridge over a moat was built in 1745 as the only entrance to the city.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“old city” (12 reviews)
“main gate” (3 reviews)
“original wall” (2 reviews)
Barrio Historico, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay

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Reviewed 2 days ago

From a historical perspective it's interesting. At least I thought so. It's not impressing, but collectively with some of the other "digs" it provides a story of Spain in South America. For many it will just be a gate that's older than they are, missing...More

Thank HCovik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is pretty and to get in and out of the old city it's pretty. You can get out of the area without using this gate.

Thank Deb W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s the entrance to the old city. It’s nice and worth a photo. You won’t spend more than ten minutes here.

Thank cabezonkoika
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old town is quite small, and is an easy afternoon stroll. Some of the calles are well shaded, so you can get out of the heat of the day. There are many interesting buildings, but you don’t need more than a day here to...More

Thank Iguana Hunter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a stop on part of a guided tour and it is well photographed. We sat across from it and had a beer. Good to see and worth a visit.

Thank SAB5859
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

It’s very small Nothing special . Take the picture and that’s it. You have to watch everywhere that there is no broken glass as there is broken glass everywhere.

Thank Alexia C
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Portón de Campo and Bastión de San Miguel are the portal and the wall respectivelly, at the entrance of the historical site. The wall is not original (was rebuilt). Good for photos.

Thank Htsuji
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The door is really fantastic. Pretty well located at the heart of the historic quarter, the door is beautiful during the day and specially at night. It really worth the walk, nice pictures!.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This is a very good spot to being a walking tour of the old town as the tourist office (and toilets) is right here and they'll provide you with free maps and guides. Once through the gate, you can climb to the top of the...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 9 July 2017

If you're visiting Colonia and you end up here, you're in the right place as this is central to all the must see sites in the old town. Very well preserved.

Thank HMT08
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