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Casa de la Independencia

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Address: 14 de Mayo y Pte Manuel Franco, Asuncion, Paraguay
Phone Number: 021-493-918
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Description: This is the site of the 1811 declaration of independence from Spain.

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Everything is in Spanish. A small museum, visit lasts about 30-60 minutes. Free and centrally located

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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La Rochelle, France
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Everything is in Spanish. A small museum, visit lasts about 30-60 minutes. Free and centrally located

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Brasilia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

It is really small. Even with the on going expansion, it is a small place considered the history it represents. It tells details about the independence of the country. Also, shows the furniture and decoration of the time of the main facts took place. Staff is welcoming and the guides are nice ladies that not only know about the history... More 

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Geilenkirchen, Germany
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59 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is the place from which the party marched over to the Spanish viceroy, demanding the country's independence. It is a small museum now. Access is free. It's worth it to go and have a look.

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Very well maintained , clean and easy to follow . All items are clearly explained . If you have time , a must in Asuncion since it clearly explains the night of the move to independence .

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Tampa, Florida
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161 attraction reviews
260 helpful votes 260 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is your average historical museum located in downtown Asuncion. I actually missed a few times because the photos in the brochure were deceiving. It is a very small historical home kept in its original form outside but turned into a museum that displays the history of Paraguay's independence. It take about 30 minutes to see everything just not a... More 

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Dublin Ireland
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I actually waited a week for the museum to reopen on 15August, the day Asunción was founded. It was being decorated for the big day. Lots of wonderful historic documents, including a copy of the Declaration of Independence. The building itself is the original with period furniture to decorate. This museum is a must visit.

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Kampala, Uganda
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172 attraction reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

It's free and downtown, so why not spend half an hour and walk through its exhibits. The location is relevant for its historical significance, but the displays are, at best, only mildly interesting.

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Carlsbad, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Casa de la Independencia is an adobe house which was built in 1772. In 1811 several men met here to declare the independence of Paraguay from Spain which was achieved peacefully. The museum is very small but it is interesting to visit.

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

A nice little museum in the centre of the city. It´s a very historically important site, so worth visiting on that alone. Filled with period furnishings and some nice examples of the wooden religous carvings you will see more of in Trinidad, the staff will give very detailed explanations of everything you see - in Spanish only.

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Vitoria, ES
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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

This is where Paraguay Independence was planned and declared. A small museum, still rich and interesting. Very well organized, should not be missed

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Address: Address: 14 de Mayo y Pte Manuel Franco, Asuncion, Paraguay
Phone Number: 021-493-918
Location: South America  >  Paraguay  >  Asuncion

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