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The World is My Oyster wrote a review Feb 2021
Orlando, Florida18745 contributions5852 helpful votes
This was definitely my favorite Plaza in Asunción. The place has a ton of character, as well as some cool statues. This is also where one of the most famous restaurant in Asunción, Lido!
Date of experience: February 2021
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Terrance M wrote a review Oct 2019
Hamilton, Canada3012 contributions353 helpful votes
I suspect this plaza gets extra pedestrian traffic as it is located in front of the Cabildo, the old legislative building during the dictatorship. The plaza is anchored by a statue of a national hero named Jose Gervasio Artigas.
Date of experience: October 2019
dmittleman wrote a review Sep 2019
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida1344 contributions562 helpful votes
Although this square is pleasant, there is no overriding reason to visit it as opposed to other squares. Certainly a brief stop is not unrewarded but there is just nothing spectacular about it.
Date of experience: September 2019
robr590 wrote a review Mar 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa191 contributions19 helpful votes
Always a little sad walking past a beautiful park that cannot be entered but I guess that tells its own story.
Date of experience: March 2019
saronic wrote a review Aug 2018
Zurich, Switzerland18799 contributions1845 helpful votes
The Plaza Uruguaya offers a pleasant break from visiting the various sites in the historical center of Asunción. It is a green area with several beautiful trees like flamboyant (in bloom in November). There are several benches to sit on, if they are not occupied by men playing backgammon and drinking téréré, that typical Paraguayan cold version of the maté tea. In the park are some copies of sculptures by Canova and others, and also a more than life size bronze statue of José Gervasio Artigas, the father of Uruguay's Independence, who passed away in exile in Asuncion. One can read that there are quite a few pickpockets in this area. When visiting around lunchtime it was very quiet and far from any kind of danger.…
Date of experience: November 2017