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Asuncion
The "Mother of Cities" was founded in 1537, and declared independence from Spain in 1811. The charming historic section can be explored on foot. The friendly Paraguayan capital, gateway to the grassy Gran Chaco region, has long been a center of music, poetry and the arts, but only in recent years has Asunción been able to escape its long history of dictatorship rule. Sites to visit include Panteon Nacional de los Heroes, Casa de la Independencia and Catedral de Nuestra Senora de Asuncion.

All things to do » Things to do

Museo del Barro
Museo del Barro
The Museum is open until January 10th. It will be closed for maintenance. Re oppening: February 9th.
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Government Palace (Palacio de Gobierno)
Government Palace (Palacio de Gobierno)
Attraction type: Government Buildings
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Panteon Nacional de los Heroes
Panteon Nacional de los Heroes
Memorial to Paraguay's war dead.
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Monuments/ Statues
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Casa de la Independencia
Casa de la Independencia
This is the site of the 1811 declaration of independence from Spain.
Attraction type: Historic Sites
Museo del Cabildo
Museo del Cabildo
Attraction type: Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

La Cabrera
La Cabrera
Ranked #1 of 200 Restaurants in Asuncion
Price: $25 - $35
Cuisines: Argentinean, Steakhouse, Grill
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Tierra Colorada Gastro
Tierra Colorada Gastro
Ranked #2 of 200 Restaurants in Asuncion
Cuisines: Contemporary, International
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Uvaterra
Uvaterra
Ranked #3 of 200 Restaurants in Asuncion
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Contemporary, International
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurante Bolsi
Restaurante Bolsi
Ranked #4 of 200 Restaurants in Asuncion
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Vegetarian, International, Pizza & Pasta
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
El Cafe de Aca
El Cafe de Aca
Ranked #5 of 200 Restaurants in Asuncion
Cuisines: Latin
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

El Nomada Hostel
El Nomada Hostel
$21 - $25
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Urbanian Hostel
Urbanian Hostel
$28 - $65
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La Casita de la Abuela Hostal Verde
La Casita de la Abuela Hostal Verde
$10 - $24 (PYG 50,000 - 120,000)

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Arthaus Boutique Hotel
3.5 of 5
Arthaus Boutique Hotel
$70 - $99
Ranked #2 of 30 Asuncion B&B and Inns
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El Jardin de Montserrat
2.5 of 5
El Jardin de Montserrat
$64 - $66
Ranked #3 of 30 Asuncion B&B and Inns
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Arandu Hostal
Arandu Hostal
$22 - $49 (EUR 20 - 44)
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

La Mision Hotel Boutique
4.0 of 5
La Mision Hotel Boutique
$151 - $280
Ranked #1 of 54 Hotels in Asuncion
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Sheraton Asuncion Hotel
4.5 of 5
Sheraton Asuncion Hotel
$164 - $233
Ranked #7 of 54 Hotels in Asuncion
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Guarani Esplendor Hotel
4.0 of 5
Guarani Esplendor Hotel
$101 - $138
Ranked #11 of 54 Hotels in Asuncion
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