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Ruinas de San Ignacio

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Address: Casa de la Provincia de Misiones | Avda. Santa Fe 989, San Ignacio, Argentina
Phone Number: +54(011)43220686
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Machu Pichu is to Inca, as San Ignacio is to the Jesuit Missionaries

You can buy 1 ticket that is valid for 15 days and allows access to all of the Jesuit sites. The site at San Ignacio mini, is impressive. It is a whole town of part restored... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Ruth b
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can buy 1 ticket that is valid for 15 days and allows access to all of the Jesuit sites. The site at San Ignacio mini, is impressive. It is a whole town of part restored buildings including churches, houses, schools and gardens. The jesuits lived within the walls of the colony and were self sufficient. The ruins are beautiful,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Beautiful and peaceful place to understand a part of the region history. The explications on the cartels are really clear.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

See how the Jesuits managed the missions the Guaranis back in 1632. Take yourself back in time and imagine the ruins built. It's a 2.5 drive from Port of Iguazu and worth it. Also classified by UNESCO

Thank Natimina
Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

The site was built by the guarani while working for the Jesuits. The site is pretty and give you an insight on the colonization process in the region The tour is short, about 1 hour. And the surroundings are beautiful to, I recommend it if you are interested in history of native people and the region. Also o would do... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Very interesting place. We went for the sound and light show on our first evening in San Ignacio, and then in the morning the next day. The prices seemed fairly high (150 pesos for the sound and light show, and the same for the entry next morning, but the general entry ticket is valid for the other missions in this... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

Really nice place to visit! We accomodated in Pragamisiones canabas. The areal was perfectly maintained, we saw everything, but one mistake was, that some loudspeakers were broken, so i didn´t understand. P.S.: be carefull because one bird in the area!! :) (december 2014)

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

The ruins of the Mission at San Ignacio are certainly worth a visit. Images of Jeremy Irons dressed up as a Jesuit priest do tend to come to mind... Unfortunately, half of the displays no-longer play their accompanying multi-language texts, the museums are closed, and the ground is wet and muddy in places. Conditions are extremely humid, so take plenty... More 

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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Jesuits did there own thing and treated the local people with some dignity and respect in contrast to colonial authorities who saw them as a resource to be exploited and enslaved

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

First of all, you must take into account that this is the same place as the "San Ignacio Mini" so reviews refer to the same place and it is a magnificent trip to see what people working together can do. Please take your time and enjoy the place, the sounds, and in some times of the year you can have... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The ruins are large. The church has few amazing portals with reliefs, completely preserved - better than Trinidad in Paraguay. The site has many trees, which is much nicer to me than Trinidad. Thare is also museum with works of Guarani. I reccomend this site more than Trinidad (PG).

Thank marijansesvete

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