Colonia del Sacramento is a city located on the west coast of the Río de la Plata in Uruguay, about 177 km west of Montevideo.
Founded in 1680, the city has a rich history as a strategic port in the region and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995.
The city has a well-preserved historic center that reflects the influence of the Portuguese and Spanish cultures.
Some of the tourist attractions include the Colonia Lighthouse, the Portuguese Museum, the Basilica of the Blessed Sacrament, the Plaza de Toros, and the picturesque cobblestone streets with their colonial houses.
To get to Colonia del Sacramento from Montevideo, you can take a bus or a ferry that leaves from the port of Montevideo or the port of Buenos Aires in Argentina. It is also possible to arrive by car through Route 1.