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Casa de la Independencia, Asuncion

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Historic Site Tourist Spot
Visit the historically significant Casa de la Independencia, where emancipation from Spain was planned and announced in 1811. The colonial-era house dates back to 1772 and was used to host secret meetings of conspirators against the Spanish government. Since 1965, the building serves as a museum and displays furniture and other artifacts from the period. View portraits of the movement's leaders, observe the large mural in the courtyard, or walk through the "Historical Alley," where a group of patriots gathered before walking to the governor's house to claim independence. Put Casa de la Independencia into our Asuncion vacation planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Asuncion.
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  • This is ok but it seemed to be a collection of random items. I didn't really get any sense for what they meant. It's probably down to my limited Spanish.  more »
  • My family and I were at the museum days ago, during the celebration of Independence. Sadly I have to admint that it was my first time there, and I'm 50 years old and lived my whole life here. We sow a...  more »
  • Nice little house displayed the declaration of independence of Paraguay, and history of it. You will learn a lot in this little casa. It's right in the heart of the old town near the tourist informati...  more »
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  • nothing to do with independence. it's just a house. doesn't worth it visiting
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  • Make sure to check the map hanging in the office wall - it is from a time when Paraguay had access to the sea!
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