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A former Jesuit mission and a World Heritage Site, Ruinas de San Ignacio is a huge architectural complex featuring the remnants of various buildings, the most notable of which is a massive church built from red sandstone. The original plan of the settlement included a main square, a town hall, a monastery, a cemetery, a hospital, a school, residential houses, workshops, and stores. Today, the whole complex is overgrown by dense vegetation but still accessible. Take a guided tour and learn something about the history of the Guarani Indians and the role of Jesuit priests. Don't miss the church's "Guarani Baroque" portal with two restored reliefs and Corinthian pillars. Plan a trip to San Ignacio easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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alvaromartinez1959October 3, 2017
La integración de los guaraníes con los misioneros jesuitas, dieron como resultado una arquitectura eclesiástica europea con una impronta propia de los pueblos originarios more »The integration of the Guarani with the Jesuit missionaries, resulted in a European ecclesiastical architecture with an imprint of native peoples
LEIAsantanaOctober 2, 2017
É cansativo, mas para quem gosta de ruínas e sabe espanhol vale a pena. As ruinas estão bem conservadas e bonitas. Mas infelizmente não tivemos alguém que nos contasse a história do lugar em português... more »It's tiring, but for those who like ruins and you know Spanish worth. The ruins are well kept and beautiful. But unfortunately we did not have someone to tell us about the history of the place in Portuguese, even though we bought the package by Loumar turismo. Don't go in with high expectations, because what is there is only what you see in all the pictures posted. The trip is grueling. The restaurant that lead us to lunch has good service, but the food is expensive and horrible!! On the bus, on the way back, was passed in the movie "the mission", but unfortunately there were no subtitles in Portuguese.
martin cSeptember 28, 2017
si te gusta la historia esta es tu parada obligatoria que se puede hacer tanto de ida cm de vuelta a las cataratas del iguazu..es patrimonio de la humanidad ver semejante templo pero es muy de critica... more »If you like this story is your stop that can be both ida cm back to the falls of Iguazú... is world heritage site to see such temple but it is very criticized in the State that is your journey, think that exploits the place and not given improvements to their BBS where you can see photos are all stained by water and burned by the same Sun , your audio in your mayoria.para not go charge you are quick but in order to provide you with a service they let that decear .the posters super despintados and oxidized
Tanya GarnicaJuly 13, 2017
Would not recommend on a hot day. There is little shade but still a cool place to see
John Jairo Castillo TorresMarch 28, 2017
A wonderful place full of history. Nice landscapes. The guides are very polite
Peter Mathias GrunderDecember 22, 2016
It's a gorgious place - and it says somehow as much about present as about past: How complicated the administration, how poor the installations and informations!? It's a risk of World Heritages all over the world that they take the money but do not use it to maintain the heritage. In San Ignacio, they do so - that's why it's not five stars.
Raul MachinandiarenaDecember 26, 2016
Very good presentation. The guides explain the history of the Jesuits and the ruins.
Markus HofingerAugust 10, 2016
Really nice Jesuitical missions. Also the night illuminations are impressive with the 3D effect. However it's a pity that there is no discount on the price if you take the Day and night show.
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