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Government Palace (Palacio de Gobierno)

El Paraguayo Independiente y Juan de Ayolas, Asuncion, Paraguay
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Ranked #1 of 32 attractions in Asuncion
Type: Government Buildings
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Brazil
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Great building with a view to the river. The building itself is great and imponent. The most beautiful attraction in the city.

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Beautifully kept, worth going to see but armed police and army are very intimidating. One of our party stepped on the lawn and she was whistled and pointed at to get off even there were no signs saying to keep off.

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tchrs
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208 reviews 208 reviews
91 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Recently renovated and worth a short visit. You can probably spend your time better simply walking the old parts of the city. Agree with other posters that the view from Caui Clari is great.

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tampa FL
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

...because there really isn't too much else you can do besides look at it and snap a photo, but at least it is in an area by a lot of other nice things to do. It is especially nice to see it from the view of the palace from a restaurant, nice options include Casi Clari or the Pirata Bar.

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

It was recently reopened to public because of major reconstructions, paintings and facilities updates. For example, the face over the Asuncion Bay considered its historic orientation. All the work demands millons of dollars and if you visited it before, a new visit is strongly recommended. Please check day and hours of public openings and enjoy sun, friendly locals, and nearby... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

This will be open saturday 10 and sunday 11 of august. from 09:00 to 12:00 and 15:00 to 18:00. 5 blocks of line. come early!!

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UK
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214 reviews 214 reviews
125 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Not visitable or photographable. Surly armed soldiers outside and pickpockets and thieves everywhere. Don't go, day or night.

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Brisbane, Australia
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158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Asuncion needs to up some of their police presence - they are around but around here it was just dodgy. Nice old buildings (nothing special if been to other South American cities) but just an unpleasant element hanging around. Even got offered to buy a taser here... I politely declined.

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Winchester VA
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134 reviews 134 reviews
15 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Like much of the faded glory of Asuncion, this is just a relic of a Colonial past. While in town, you might as well visit it for five minutes at best.

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Tampa, Florida
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157 reviews 157 reviews
55 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

It's the center of government for this little Country. Very well done and worth a walk around. Day or night you will like it. Very attractive.

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