Insular area and bay of Colonia del Sacramento

Photo by Stanislaw Warwas.

Insular area and bay of Colonia del Sacramento is part of the Tentative list of Uruguay in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List. It is a proposed extension of Colonia del Sacramento WHS.

The Insular area and bay of Colonia del Sacramento comprises the heritage of the first colonial maritime settlements. Several shipwrecks have been found in the bay. San Gabriel Island is where the Portuguese first landed.

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
Insular area and bay of Colonia del Sacramento
Country
Uruguay
Added
2005
Extension of
Colonia del Sacramento WHS
Type
Cultural
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2005 Added to Tentative List

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Insular area and bay of Colonia del Sacramento (T)
WHS 1997-2021