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Casa Viola, Asuncion

(3.4/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web)
Explore the city's history in a restored colonial building at Casa Viola. Part of a complex displaying historical architecture from multiple periods, the house represents a well-preserved example of colonial design from 1750-1758, with a tiled gable roof and wooden beams and columns. Step inside to visit the family-friendly museum tracing both the city's and the building's history in interesting displays of archeological artifacts including doors, pottery, and a concrete lion (one of the highlights). You can also browse documents, maps, paintings, and everyday objects. The surrounding complex offers other points of architectural interest, as well as a cafe-bar. To visit Casa Viola and other attractions in Asuncion, use our Asuncion itinerary planner.
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  • It's a galeria of art in the complex of "La Manzana de la Rivera", cultural center restored with funds from the Spanish cooperation. The House belongs to has a set of colonial homes restored together and transformed into cultural center, with a Museum, a library, a concert/conference room, offices and the bar.
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  • One of the old houses that make up the Manzana de la Rivera. The Museum does not is enabled is months. It could be better preserved and cared for.
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  • Good place for the artistic exhibitions, quotes for foreigners visiting assumption! Good cultural activities always!
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