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Horacio Quiroga Home, San Ignacio

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Historic Site Tourist Spot
Share in the life and times of a national institution and hero at Horacio Quiroga Home.The famous 19th- and 20th-century playwright, poet, and short story produced many nationally loved works. The pleasant walk through a sugarcane plantation leading to the house features small kiosks detailing Quiroga's life. Don't miss the chance to see some of his old possessions, which double as interesting period pieces: a camera, a bicycle, and even a butterfly collection. Be aware that staff here don't speak much English. For Horacio Quiroga Home and beyond, use our San Ignacio itinerary maker to get the most from your San Ignacio vacation.
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Reviews
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  • If you plan to go here, you know who he was and his accomplishments. I going to tell you where it is and for all you backpackers out there, how to get there. From the ruins or downtown, take the main ...  more »
  • The art is amazing, one of the most important uruguayan writers of all the times. The place (the house and the zone) is not well mantained. The attention is not very good, and they only speak spanish.  more »
  • Excellent place. Unique place to know all about the Jesuitic Missions in the Colonial times. The place is very well maintained and has a lot of care. many multilingual guided tours explain all the sto...  more »
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  • Well-deserved tribute to the writer
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  • Very cute place. A visit helps to better understand the life of the great writer.
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  • It is very little house and furniture original but just as worth going. Very well made reconstruction and the ambience of the House s. On the other hand the way to get this poorly signposted and is ground. It's a nice walk.
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  • A place that left me amazed. Horacio Quiroga just chose the place for inspiration in their wonderful tales. safety pin.
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  • You should go, too bad it's come to less. A penalty. There is a very nice lady who knows a lot and well explained.
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