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Panteon Nacional de los Heroes

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Address: Mariscal Estigarribia at Plaza de los Heroes, Asuncion, Paraguay
Description: Memorial to Paraguay's war dead.

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one of the landmarks of Asunción, in the very city center, definitely to be visited. You'll find all the heroes of Paraguayan recent history.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
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Asuncion, Paraguay
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690 reviews 690 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

one of the landmarks of Asunción, in the very city center, definitely to be visited. You'll find all the heroes of Paraguayan recent history.

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Tampa, Florida
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201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

You could pretty much see the Cathedral, Theather, Goverment Palace, Legislative building ,and Avenida Costanera in one day. Therefore is it easy to add this to your list as well but I would show up around 4:30 pm when the Color Guard comes and does the flag ceremony each day except Sunday I noticed. Great architecture and environment surrounding with... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

It is the national pantheon of the heroes, the tomb of the unknown soldier and also a small Chapel . Nice inside and beautiful outside especially at night.

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Assens, Denmark
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38 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 via mobile

From our favorit place to eat and drink, Lido, there is a view to this place just across the street. We saw the pretty young soldiers standing in there finest uniforms with antique rifles and wanted to see what was indoor. Inside you see a pantheon lookalike room with sculptures of importent men and in the midle of the room... More 

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Santana de Parnaiba, SP
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

On the outside it looks like a small chapel but actually is a monument to the heroes of Paraguay, is guarded by two guards that give more solemnity to the monument.

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tampa FL
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

No big deal really, just a room with coffins and some statues. I have kind of a hard time enjoying the memory of these men, after having read about Fransisco Solano Lopez torturing animals in his childhood, harsh treatment of non Spanish immigrants and of course involving Paraguay in the disastrous war of the triple alliance. Don't bite the hand... More 

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

not too big but something intresting to see at night it is a nice visual as well esp the restaurants that are around are worth visiting....

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Vitoria, ES
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

The Panteon is not very big, but it´s beautiful. On Sundays it works as Church, and at 11am there is Catholic service over there. Around the Panteon you may buy souvenirs. Since you´re already there, go for a bite at Lido Bar, which is right across the street.

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Tralee, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

Was here about five years ago Much of asuncion is fairly run down so this was in better shape! Didn't go inside Can be very hot in asuncion Around 40 degrees Nice city to walk aroun though Safe with usual precautions Some nice bars and restaurants Nice people and helpful Well worth a trip

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Provo, Utah
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

If you are coming from the states, you maybe in for a little disappointment when you visit historical sites such as el Panteon. It is a really cool place with lots of history, but when you are used to the Washington Monument, or the Statue of Liberty, the Panteon is a little, well, not the same. The other thing about... More 

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