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Ruinas De Sao Miguel Arcanjo

Sitio Arqueologico Sao Miguel Arcanjo, Sao Miguel das Missoes, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
055 3381 1399
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Ancient Ruins
Description: One of five Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that encompasses missions in Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay and Brazil.
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Sydney, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
25 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I visited Sao Miguel das Missoes at the start of my 4 month trip to Brazil, arriving there from Santana de Livramento on the Brazil / Uruguayan border via a couple of lengthy bus rides. The ruins and the site are quite remarkable and well worth seeing. The sound and light show is also interesting if you have good Portuguese... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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112 reviews 112 reviews
28 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

Larger than expected with some restoration completed. There is on-going work. The museum was informative as was the Sound & Light Show.

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Uruguaiana, RS
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75 reviews 75 reviews
27 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

very good to see and revival the history of Missoes

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Dublin, Ireland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2011

The ruins of the missions have a priceless historical value, Not only the architecture but the history of this place is an icon of Rio Grande do Sul. From Porto Alegre to go there by car, spend about 1,000 km round trip, and is not a place we could go back the same day. Also, the infrastructure for tourism is... More

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