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Colonia del Sacramento

buquebusThe Choir will cross the River Plate by hydrofoil to visit the Uruguayan city of Colonia del Sacramento.

Now a UNESCO World Heritage site, Colonia was founded by the Portuguese in 1680 and was of strategic importance in resisting the Spanish. After being disputed for a century, it was finally lost by its founders.

The well-preserved urban landscape illustrates the successful fusion of the Portuguese, Spanish and post-colonial styles.