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La Santisima Trinidad de Parana

Address: Encarnacion, Paraguay
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Type: Historic Sites, Adventure
Owner description: A hilltop site of a Jesuit mission.
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Type: Historic Sites, Adventure
Hours:
Mon - Wed 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Owner description: A hilltop site of a Jesuit mission.
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Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The guide is very experienced and did an excellent visit to the ruins. We met around 100 persons at 20:30 and the lights went on in progression as we walked in. The music is the original baroque one compossed for the Jesuit Zipoli

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italiana
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

It's a big and well preserved site. You can visit 3 different gesuitic missions and watch the show light and sound at night.too with the same ticket. Many birds nest in the field near the walls of the ruins because there are very few tourists. We travelled by local bus easily from/to Posadas

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Chicago, Illinois
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59 reviews 59 reviews
24 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

When I visited, it was me and a stray dog that had the place to ourselves. It really does add a somewhat eerie quality to the place to have such a huge and amazing place to explore on your own without guides trying to sell you things or other tourists. The fact that the site is in the good condition... More 

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Preston, Lancashire
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238 reviews 238 reviews
20 attraction reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We travelled independently from Encarnacion by catching a local bus from the terminal heading in the direction of Cuidad Del Este on ruta 6. Cost was 7,000 guarani each. The trip on the local bus takes around 1 hour and you need to get off the bus about 5 minutes after going through a toll stopping at the 28 km... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

I lived for two years in Trinidad & can attest to how impressive the Mission of Trinidad really is. As many of these reviews state, it is a very interesting piece of South American history. Much more tranquilo than San Ignacio Mini across the river in Argentina. If you are making the trip up from Encarnacion to see the mission,... More 

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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89 reviews 89 reviews
47 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

I have been to this site several times. Every single visit was just fantastic. While entering the place, it is amazing how quickly you are transported back to the time the Jesuits and the Guaranies were there. The setting is beautiful. It is so simple and opulent at the same time. In short, a wonderful experience. Suggest going there early... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

It was already great to be off the 'gringo trail' in Paraguay but to add to it such rarely visited site was simply fantastic. Trinidad are not just ruins but remains of XVII c establishment that used to be of great importance. As far as we can understand why Paraguay is not so often visited by tourists and travelers we... More 

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

This was an awesome historical site. even thought the Jesuits left in 1850 and returned back to rome, the ruins was awesome. I was not crowded and in a very nice part of the country. I would recommends this to any visitor.

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Interior
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

This place is tranquil, a little spooky, especially knowing the history. But a great place to walk around and enjoy the silence, learning a bit of the past.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

this place is excellent, only i saw in movies (Robert de Niro) and books about the spanier missions in southamerica, how they did that? was a 100% slave time for sure...very rare and magnificient u have to see this ruins..take the tour and enjoy. We were driving from Asuncion.

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