La Santisima Trinidad de Parana, Encarnacion

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Explore the ruins of La Santisima Trinidad de Parana, a 17th-century Jesuit settlement and a World Heritage Site. Roam the spacious complex, well preserved over the centuries, and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the large stone ruins. Explore the grounds by yourself or on a guided tour, and discover the role Jesuit missions played in the history and development of this part of the world. Arrange to visit La Santisima Trinidad de Parana and other attractions in Encarnacion using our Encarnacion vacation planner.
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Where to stay in Encarnacion

Visitors to the most southerly city in a landlocked country generally want to stay by the river. Accommodations in Encarnacion have been placed accordingly, with the most popular options located close to the water. You can choose between boutique hotels and beach resorts, with private pools, onsite restaurants, and bars. Elsewhere in town, prices tend to go down a little, especially if you go for a basic but budget-friendly guesthouse.
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  • Paraguay is probably the least visited country in South America,for reasons that I personally do not understand. There's many places that should put this country on the international tourist map,and t...  more »
  • These are nice enough ruins relatively close to Encarnacion which at least when i visited were empty so I had them to myself. It's relatively easy to get to it, any bus going from Encarnacion to Ciuda...  more »
  • The more complete of all jesuits-guaranies ruins in Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. You can really see here how big and wonderful was the two-cultural/two-religions encounter was. great guide visit, a...  more »