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Rio de la Plata

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Address: Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
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A good walk in our afternoon's hours

Aplace to walk and enjoy the views and fresh air in your face . To seat and admire the your surroundings...

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
MonicaNepomnaschy
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Aplace to walk and enjoy the views and fresh air in your face . To seat and admire the your surroundings...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Uruguay it is obvious that this is the river you see from most of coast cities Eastern to Montevideo. In Colonia del Sacramento you get a great view of the river and from the Light House (Faro de Colonia del Sacramento) you get a clear view of Buenos Aires` skyline. In fact Colonia is the main... More 

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florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When you take a look at the Rio de la Plata is seems the sea not a river besides the color and as they here (Lion color because o the sediments that this rivers from the north) Very interesting.

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Salamanca, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The interesting thing about Rio de la Plata is its dark dirty color and the big waves that make you feel like on a sea shore.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is hard to believe that this is a river and not a lake, as it is so huge. Unfortunately it is an unappealing shade of brown. At time is actually looks like dark brown sand moving.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The giant river dividing Uruguay and Argentina and dumps into the ocean is impressive. Always a brown tint, it seems to be fairly clean

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The water area around Sacramento is really nice place to relax and spend a few hours. Nice mini marina with great views of the Rio and Island.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very well kept and looked after. There are some amazing old boats to admire. Nice photos opportunities with good light and plenty of space

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Genoa, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

The Rio de la Plata is a wide brown body of water without many outstanding features that make other great rivers such a joy to travel upon.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

This was a great little spot because you are doing a lot of walking. Its great to have a seat and enjoy the view of the city. You can see The Faro (light house) & the Cultural Center (Bastion).

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