San Ignacio Mini - Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis, San Ignacio

Categories: Ruins, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 260 reviews on the web
See the impressive ruins of one of many missions established in the region during the 17th century at San Ignacio Mini - Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis, a World Heritage Site since 1984. With its population reaching around 3,000 people--primarily natives--during the 18th century, the site was largely destroyed in 1817 by the indigenous population. The red sandstone walls that still stand are well preserved and atmospheric, particularly when compared to similar sites in the region. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to San Ignacio Mini - Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis by using our San Ignacio trip builder.
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  • The visit to San Ignacio Mini is a return to the past. The small town is home to the ruins of a Jesuit mission still well preserved. When I visited, I made the script including the ruins of Loreto and Santa Ana, near San Ignacio, and São Miguel das Missões, in Brazil, and Trinidad and Jesus de Tavarangue in Paraguay ... is exciting, and worth the visit as one complements the other. Don't miss the opportunity to go to Loreto ... There the ruins have not been restored, but the guide accompanies the tour and goes telling the story and clarifying the doubts. Buying the ticket in San Ignacio Mini, is entitled to visit Santa Ana and Loreto with the same ticket, in a period of a few days.
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  • The visit begins with a very small museum, which exhibits some objects, photos and a scale model of the mission. We toured the ruins first following the guided tour but then on our own, because there was no opportunity to stop at some buildings. By the evening there is a spectacle of light and sound.
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  • I recommend show audio and image presented daily at 6 pm. It costs approximately $ 120
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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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