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Casa de la Provincia de Misiones | Avda. Santa Fe 989, San Ignacio, Argentina
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All reviews santa ana jesuit missions light show nice ruins interesting place tour guide was great south america insight church site night guarani artifacts unesco history life argentina
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Reviewed February 4, 2019

We attended the night show that starts at 20.30, the show tries to recreate life in the mission through 3d projections on a curtain of water, it is worth attending, also the day tour is very interesting.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Obviously the big attraction here is the historical angle. Widely covered elsewhere and it is an amazing story of how so many indigenous people were virtual slaves and sought refuge in the missions. The buildings are beautiful and it is so peaceful that you can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

Nice ruins to be visited in this part of Argentina. I found it accessible, as I took a bus from Iguazu to Posadas, and I could go down when I reached the ruins. After having visited them I took another bus to go to Posadas....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank clementalmero
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

This is definately one of the best kept secrets of South America and should be on everybody's tour plan. Well kept with good guides and very well preserved part of the colonial/Jesuit history of South America.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank silage
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Spent the afternoon strolling through the ruins of the past Jesuit Mission. It is well presented with accesible and safe walking areas. The entrance fee is affordable and is for all four ruin sites. You will need transportation to the sites as they are miles...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

Very interesting history, and the ruins were beautiful. However, the tour guide skimmed over the more gruesome details (even after I asked) of the Guaranies life and how they were brought to live and work in the Mission. Right outside the gates of the property,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

The San Ignacio Mini ruins are fairly extensive and well preserved. We visited for about 90 minutes during an afternoon and had an English speaking guide. The tour gave us good insight into the life of the Guarani people during the Jesuit reduction era. We...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

We drove our Alamo rental car($77) 60 km northeast from our RiHotel in Posadas. Departing at 9 AM in light rain, we arrived before 10 AM and parked in a secure lot across the street(50Ap). After paying 200 Ap each, an attendant stamped our tickets...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Gene R J
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Huge place ruins with lots of history. Was impressed by the size of the ruins We took a guided tour, the tour guide was great very knowledgeable

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank kareni138
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

This fenced off complex is in the middle of the small town and so you will hear abundant Streetnoise during your explorations, most irritating the tour buses who keep threir engines running for the whole duration of the stop nearby the 100 or so souvenir...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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