Houses an eclectic collection of treasures including a whale skeleton, an enormous rudder from a shipwreck, historical timelines and a...
Convento de San Francisco
Off the southwest corner of Plaza Mayor 25 de Mayo are the ruins of the 17th-century Convento de San Francisco, within which stands the...
One of the town’s most prominent landmarks, Colonia’s 19th-century lighthouse provides an excellent view of the old town and the Río de...
Pulpería de los Faroles
Specializing in seafood and pasta, this eatery has a rainbow of colorful tablecloths in the interior dining room, plus a sea of informal...
Lonely Planet review
One of the prettiest colonial homes in town, with period furniture, thick whitewashed walls, wavy glass and original lintels (duck if you’re tall!).