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Ruinas de Sao Miguel Arcanjo

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Address: Sitio Arqueologico Sao Miguel Arcanjo, Sao Miguel das Missoes, State of Rio Grande do Sul 98865-000, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 3381 1399
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One of five Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site...

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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Amazing historical place

This place has significant historical importance. Besides that, it is beautiful. Try to visit it during cloud days during summer, because it is really hot - bring bottles of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Guilherme K
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Porto Alegre, RS
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Porto Alegre, RS
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has significant historical importance. Besides that, it is beautiful. Try to visit it during cloud days during summer, because it is really hot - bring bottles of water.

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Campinas, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

A travel at the brazilian history taught by people that witnessed the testimony from our ancestors. THe best classroom to learn the real story from the jesuitas in Brazil

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Foz do Iguaçu, Parana, Brazil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The place is peaceful, perfect to think about the history of religion and power in the area during it's first period of the white settlements converting and integrating the original inhabitants into a new style of life. Is better hire a guide in advance. Pure history.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 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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