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Ruinas de San Ignacio, San Ignacio

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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. Our San Ignacio trip itinerary builder makes visiting Ruinas de San Ignacio and other San Ignacio attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • You can not pass through missions without knowing this important part of our history. Worthy of being visited, with an input of cost accessible that includes Guide. Prices around to eat are varied. IMPORTANT! to the 20. 30 pm there is a beautiful light show!
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  • Quiet to drive. You can park on the street near the entrance. The value of the ticket was for 150 Pesos. This ticket goes for 15 days so that you can visit with the same ticket other Jesuit ruins, such as the ruins of Loreto which are not too far apart. It is worth visiting and imagine that time and life as it was. Visit the site at around 11.00 a.m., take a hat and water. I believe that in 2 hours jah are sufficient. Looks like the night a light show with a narrative that tells the story, if you're going through the night, it pays to learn better. I really enjoyed.
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  • Site full of stories, mystery, and sadness. It is sad to come in and see everything destroyed, but everything that is there today is very well taken care of, is muitooooooo beautiful. It's nice to imagine how their buildings before destruction
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  • 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.
  • Very interesting for local and foreing people. Shows many aspects of the place's history and culture.
  • If you are in the vicinity, do go. If you are in porto iguazu, we thought the length of the trip is too long for what it is.
  • It really worth the visit. I went by bus (local bus) and the travel it took me four and a half hours.... But if you go with a tourist bus I think it would take like three hours. In that place you can do first the tourist guide, that is 40 minutes. Then I would recommend going by yourself and enjoy the place without so many people
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