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La Santisima Trinidad de Parana

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Address: Ruta 6, km 31. | A 28 km de Encarnacion, Encarnacion 6000, Paraguay
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A hilltop site of a Jesuit mission.

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This is a very beautiful Mision. I would recommend a couple of hours to enjoy the beauty and tranquility. Look out for the owls who watch you wandering about. I think they are... read more

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This is a very beautiful Mision. I would recommend a couple of hours to enjoy the beauty and tranquility. Look out for the owls who watch you wandering about. I think they are burrowing owls. It is easy to get to by public transport from Encarnacion.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to come and spend some time. We loved the information given and the attitude of our guide. Very hospitable and informative. Great.

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South America
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

This is an interesting place with quiet a few ruins about 1hr from Encarnacion and 10k Guaranies by bus. Entrance is 25k G's and includes Jesus. Be sure to watch the video before you go in as this gives pretty much the only info you'll get. To go to Jesus ask at the entrance. A taxi is 70k G's return... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

The ruins are very interesting. The staff is friendly. Bring a hat and lots of water! The place has no english information except the signs. Safe area, bring your own food. Dont litter! Check the museum inside too. It has interesting pieces of the church.

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1 Thank Lola C
Asuncion, Paraguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

This is the one site you need to visit to know the impact of the early Missions set by Jesuits, and how hard they work to build communities that could survive the onslaught of the colony and slavery. The blossoming of arts, science and overall appreciation for the guarani culture is on display in one of the better preserved mission.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

The guide (a woman named Romi) was very nice, helpful and willing to answer any questions.. I don't know if they have a tour in english, though.. in case you want to call, the person in charge is Edgar (+595985772893) You can come by day or night (as I did).. if you decide to come at night, the tour starts... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

The site is lovely, clean and well maintained. Staff is kind. Made visiting the place a pleasure. Super recommendable for history/archaeology/architecture lovers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

The site is surprisingly large and well worth spending some time. You can take a taxi from Encarnacion at 8:30 or 9:00 in the morning and visit this site and it's neighbour and be back in town by noon. Cost about $50. Busses are even cheaper but take longer, and if it's really hot not worth the saving. There is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

The only good interesting thing about the Encarnacion region. The missions is very nice to walk around in. The church is surprisingly large. A worthy UNESCO-site

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

The ruins are now a Unesco world heritage site so if you find yourself in the area then it's worth a visit. Tickets are very cheap to enter the ruins, maybe a couple of pounds each and it includes a 5-10 minute video which briefly explains how the missions came about and their history. There's not a huge amount to... More 

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