We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 745 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 3
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Main street in town

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... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2015
Summerbreze18
,
Tampa, Florida

Similar Things to Do in Colonia del Sacramento

Add Photo Write a Review

745 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 30: English reviews
Tampa, Florida
Level Contributor
91 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
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.

Helpful?
1 Thank Summerbreze18
Des Moines, Iowa
Level Contributor
704 reviews
492 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
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 

Helpful?
Thank RandyKasal
Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
106 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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!

Helpful?
Thank K_b0y
Chino Hills, California
Level Contributor
107 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
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.

Helpful?
Thank AMISTAD144
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Level Contributor
34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2014

If you don´t know what to do in Colonia, this is a good place to start, yo will see markets, an hospital, some banks, but there is nothing outstanding here, after walk here you should go to the barrio historico.

Helpful?
Thank Vivian H
Natal
Level Contributor
92 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2013

It is a long and important avenue for the Colonia town, but the worst of the beautiful Colonia town can be seen here. Run down restaurants, some dirty sidewalks... You won't probably have to go there eventually, but there is nothing special or worth to see.

Helpful?
Thank Robby2012
Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
523 reviews
235 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2013

Need something, most likely place you will find what you're looking for… Shops, restaurants and banks...

Helpful?
Thank marquestra
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Level Contributor
17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2013

Av. Gral Flores is the main avenue of the town. It's rather noisy and it has all the stores and some restaurants. There is not much to see there, but it's okay to walk through it if you don't have much to do.

Helpful?
1 Thank sofiberro
Panama City, Panama, Panama
Level Contributor
24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2013

I liked the look of the street and the drivers (what few there are) are extremely courteous to pedestrians

Helpful?
Thank Debsonbelle
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2013

If you walk this street up and down, you'll see a wonderful transition between a growing and bustling new metropolis, and a quaint and peaceful ancient cobblestone ghost town. It's quite an experience, and it's best to try to do it as though you were a local. Peek into every nook and cranny, and you may just find a hidden... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank Ignacio S

Travellers who viewed Avenida General Flores also viewed

Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia Department
Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia Department
 
Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia Department
Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia Department
 

Been to Avenida General Flores? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Avenida General Flores staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?