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Calle Vasconcellos | Centro Historico, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely small church with heritage and history. The Santos are worthy of note ... front right and back right corner is a real wonder of carving. - Q-trip: retreat across the street to el Drug Store for a Capp in the sun on the street.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LorenzoelJefe
Reviewed 29 June 2018

A gorgeous church with a simple unadorned interior and a lovely calming vibe. A lovely change after the many overdone churches I had seen

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank poohtravel
Reviewed 20 June 2018

This church is cool, as it so simple in it's presence. A great place to contemplate, and seeing the photos reminds me of the beauty in it's simplicity.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank brentling
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This basilica is quite spectacular and well kept. I visited in January, so the nativity was still on display as it was Epiphany. Also saw the inside, which was quite remarkable. Overall, I thought this was the best sight/attraction in the town of Colonia del...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 28 March 2018

The Basilica has a most unusual altar feature for its time and even now; an back lit semi-circular alcove that features a very large monstrance (receptacle for displaying the Sacred Host or Blessed Sacrament). There are many statues of the Virgin and saints. The outside...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This church is already a few hundred years old but is still well preserved. Although the interior is simple, there is a column which is original. Free entrance and worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Very simple but charming church, originally build in the 1600's and rebuild and remodeled in later dates, it reminds me of the old monasteries churches of Europe. with a few images on the walls and having the main focus on the altar. It is a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Viajerofeliz
Reviewed 29 January 2018

A visit to Colonia is not complete without a stop at the Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento. It stands tall amongst the Historic Square and is open to the public. I like the simplicity of its design. No matter your religious beliefs, the basilica provides a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank DestinationJeff
Reviewed 20 November 2017

It is a simple but very cozy and nice Basilic in the center of the historic are, daily Mass @ 20 hs. Please GO: there is something mistic you´ll feel

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank marcelalorenad
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Goes by alot of different names. Still cool to see as I like to go inside every church I visit while traveling. A few restaurants ear by that are over priced but that is Colonia

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JCasNYC
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