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A must see attraction

It is the most conservated ruin of this kind in Brazil. You can find others very good, even better... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
tzanoni
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Uma das maravilhas do Rio Grande do Sul

A historic place that requires a visit, due to it's historic meaning. It's also an astonishingly... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
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Jul 31, 2018
“A must see attraction”
Jun 25, 2018
“Uma das maravilhas do Rio Grande do Sul”
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One of five Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that encompasses missions in Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay and Brazil.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Rua Sao Miguel, Sao Miguel das Missoes, State of Rio Grande do Sul 98865-000, Brazil
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55-3381-1294
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

It is the most conservated ruin of this kind in Brazil. You can find others very good, even better, in Paraguay and Argentina, but the church in São Miguel is very beautiful. The whole place is in good shape and well cared

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tzanoni
Reviewed June 25, 2018

A historic place that requires a visit, due to it's historic meaning. It's also an astonishingly beatiful place both during the day and at night.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank mateuslongo
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Definitely a place to visit and learn about the historical site 🙂 it is relaxing the surrounding plenty to see and amazing sculptures well preserve 🙂has been taking care well by the local authorities

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Clau B
Reviewed January 8, 2018

There are audio guides in several languages, the staff is really good, the place is wonderful and not visiting this place is as tragic as its story.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank t_vonlossau
Reviewed October 16, 2017

The ruins is an UNESCO world heritage site, the cost is R$ 5.00 about 2 Canadian dollars, also have the audio guide in different languages (the cost would be a little more) . The size of the cathedral is amazing, the area surrounding is full...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Jose P
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

There is not too many things to see, but the ruins are a piece of history, a must see place. The tickets are cheap and they give discount to students. You can see everything in about 60 minutes.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Tainor T
Reviewed July 11, 2016

The ruins are awesome and the place is finally better taken care of. The ruins are now protected by a park limited by fences, there is a very nice Museum with pieces collected for years by a dedicated employee, there are many choices of guides...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank eehotel
Reviewed January 24, 2016

This place has significant historical importance. Besides that, it is beautiful. Try to visit it during cloud days during summer, because it is really hot - bring bottles of water.

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank Guilherme K
Reviewed September 14, 2015

A travel at the brazilian history taught by people that witnessed the testimony from our ancestors. THe best classroom to learn the real story from the jesuitas in Brazil

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank preglm
Reviewed June 16, 2015

The place is peaceful, perfect to think about the history of religion and power in the area during it's first period of the white settlements converting and integrating the original inhabitants into a new style of life. Is better hire a guide in advance. Pure...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank iguazufallstourguide
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