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I really liked this place. The name translates as "the dreamed city". It was supposed to be the last mission of Jesuits (of 30, I believe, others are in Brazil and Argentina) but it was never finished because they were expelled. I'm Mexican and evangelizing...More
Impressive ruins. Nice place to visit with the family and learn about the history of the missions in south america. The site is easy to reach and roads are great. We visited in winter, but if visited in the summer, sunscreen and repellent should be...More
There are two main areas for Jesuit reductions in this area, along with some small museums. The history of why the Jesuits were kicked out was never explained, though, nor was the reason the places were all in ruins (earthquakes?).
I would definitely recommend taking a tour of the Jesuit ruins. We visited two in a day and at both we were in awe of how well they have been preserved. Our guide spoke English very well and answered all of our questions, and was...More
A little further away from the ruins at Trinidad, the 'Jesus' ruins are included in the ticket price for seeing the entire Jesuit ruins circuit. You can almost certainly find a taxi to take you between the two sites, but for the hardy, it's also...More
You can get the ticket at the entrance, it costs 25000 guaraníes and you can use the same ticket to visit other sites near Encarnación (the ticket is valid for 3 days). Get a guided tour - they will let you go all the way...More