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Address: Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

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Avenida Gral Flores

This is the main street through Colonia.It is lined with clothing stores,shoe stores,restaurants,a slot casino,bars,souvenir shops,grocery stores,fruit stands and a whole lot... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 June 2016
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Corpus Christi

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely old street with lots of shops and restaurants. Great to walk in the shade on a hot day.

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Villa Ballester, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

A walk down this street and you will find everything your looking for, shops, restaurants, banks and some very cool looking cars and building. It also has much history and the municipal building is outstanding. So take a walk and enjoy, I recommend this for everyone.

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Corpus Christi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

This is the main street through Colonia.It is lined with clothing stores,shoe stores,restaurants,a slot casino,bars,souvenir shops,grocery stores,fruit stands and a whole lot more.A great walk to look around town.It is the center of most activity in Colonia

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Sydney, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

This wide street is Colonia del Sacramento’s main thoroughfare and divides the historic centre from the modern city. The road is easy to navigate with little traffic and wide sidewalks. Shops, restaurants, banks, and other services line both sides of the the street. Architecture is diverse with modern buildings mixed with old.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

General Flores is the main thoroughfare bisecting the Old City. It is suitable for restaurants but is mainly only a commercial street without any true cultural attractions. You can skip it unless you're looking for dining options.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 476 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

Most of the streets of old town Colonia have beautiful old buildings some in good condition and some not so good. The foot paths are generally in poor repair but forget the negatives and just enjoy the history and the architecture

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

This is the main street in town. If you want to walk, drive or bike anywhere in town you will end up on this street at some point. This main street has a lot of restaurants and cute shops. I definitely recommend a stroll down this main street for food, shopping and everything in between.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015

You'll sooner or later be on this street if you walk Colonia. Use it and the lighthouse as a guide as to where you're at. There are some little mercados here and an ATM at one of the banks. Also, a Consulate. Some restaurants, but I preferred the family owned restaurants and cafes further into Colonia. This street essentially ties... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2014

If you've been anywhere in Colonia, then you've been on, in, over, through, around, or maybe under Avenida General Flores. This main drag strip runs from the old town at one end to the more modernized city at the other end and has just about all the conveniences of modern life, including banks, bars, grocery store, cambios, etc. Necessary!

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Chino Hills, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2014

Avenida General Flores is the main street in downtown Colonia del Sacramento...but besides a few restaurants, there is nothing else there that attracted my attention.

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