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Amalgamation of Old and New

The Manzana contains two old houses (Casa Viola and Casa Castelvi. Both are interesting and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dmittleman
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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Interesting visit to historic Asunción!

Manzana de la Rivera are several houses of the colonial period nice and well mantained, close to... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2015
RCCI
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Santiago, Chile
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“Amalgamation of Old and New”
Aug 7, 2017
“Not much to see”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Manzana contains two old houses (Casa Viola and Casa Castelvi. Both are interesting and worthwhile. Casa Viola boasts a spectacular view of the Palacio de los Lopez. There is also a library and an auditorium to round out the cultural aspect.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank dmittleman
Reviewed August 7, 2017

There really is very little here. It's a collection of older buildings, which contain a public library, a small theatre and a couple of galleries. There's also a restaurant. Possibly the best reason to visit is that it has a balcony that looks out over...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Great place to visit while in Asuncion. You have Art galleries, theater, plays and the finish with a drink with a great view to the Lopez's Palace (President's administrative office). Come and visit, you won't regret it

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Vicente A
Reviewed June 26, 2016

go here after you visit the presidential palace. the best spot to get a picture of the presidential palace is here.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank jonn912
Reviewed September 16, 2015

Manzana de la Rivera are several houses of the colonial period nice and well mantained, close to the Government Palace. There is a library at one of the buildings and a Museum with artifacts, drawings and photographs of old Asunción.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank RCCI
Reviewed September 12, 2015

This is a great spot to eat or have a drink on the restaurant patio, overlooking the Palacio de Gobierno.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed July 24, 2015

It was Sunday and we had just finished a walk through the "civic center," having that part of the city to ourselves...we turned a corner and discovered this gem...the building is great, the historical wing full of goodies...the contemporary section is limited with several fun...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank travelerlyle
Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is a group of old houses joined up into a common space. They have kept the colonial structure. There's a library inside with really friendly staff. You may run into an art exhibit that's going on. There's also a restaurant in it.. if you...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank KANewYork
Reviewed June 11, 2015

The museum itself is quite interesting but we all peferred the buildings themselves. Entry is free and you'll need 30-60 minutes depending on what is being shown.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank MiddletonWright
Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

We entered on a day without any cultural events that usually take place here. Yet is was a nice and quiet day. The restored colonial houses and the garden offered nice picture motives. The public library is also in this building complex. Not full of...More

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