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Convento de San Francisco

Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
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Only the ruins

A visit here takes you to the ruins of what was a convent dating back to 1683. The walls are very... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2012
elsiek
,
London
Worth the visit

If you are visiting Colonia del Sacramento its worth a stop in to see the Convento de San Francisco.

Reviewed 8 February 2012
srk60
,
New York City, New York
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Visitors can view the ruins of one of the city’s oldest buildings, this late 17th-century convent.
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  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“ruins” (5 reviews)
“park” (2 reviews)
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Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
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Reviewed December 18, 2012

A visit here takes you to the ruins of what was a convent dating back to 1683. The walls are very thick and you can still see the foundations. A small area but you can just get a feel for what was once there.

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Reviewed February 8, 2012

If you are visiting Colonia del Sacramento its worth a stop in to see the Convento de San Francisco.

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