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La Santisima Trinidad de Parana

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Address: Ruta 6, km 31. | A 28 km de Encarnacion, Encarnacion, Paraguay
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Description: A hilltop site of a Jesuit mission.

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After visiting the San Ignacio Mini ruins in Argentina, we decided to visit the Trinidad ruins in Paraguay and we loved it. The remaining of the buildings are beautiful, you get... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

After visiting the San Ignacio Mini ruins in Argentina, we decided to visit the Trinidad ruins in Paraguay and we loved it. The remaining of the buildings are beautiful, you get to realise how big and rich were these missions!! It was an absolute pleasure to walk around the ruins, visiting every remains of building. And the best is that... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The largest of all the ruins left by the Jesuits. Good car park facilities and a good restaurant withing walking distance. The ruins are very well looked after. Purchased entrance tickets which include other sights. Fifteen thousand guaranies per adult (Paraguayan) and five for 60 years old and over. You will be given a very good map of Paraguay and... More 

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Well maintained ruins with an excellent guided tour. The tour guide is well worth it as there are no signs describing the area.

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South America
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We enjoyed very much our day in this area but inside the site, we needed more information. They should put a bit of history next to the walls and statuts etc The ticket cost 25000 But you can go inside the 3 mission jesuiticas (trinidad, Jésus and san cosme) How to go? From encarnacion to trinidad : 8000 guarani From... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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
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35 helpful votes 35 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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65 helpful votes 65 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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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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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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91 reviews 91 reviews
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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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