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Top Choice Ruins in San Ignacio

San Ignacio Miní

These mission ruins are the most complete of those in Argentina: atmospheric and impressive for the quantity of carved ornamentation still visible and for the amount of restoration. There's a small museum and the ru…
Museum in San Ignacio

Casa de Horacio Quiroga

Uruguayan writer Horacio Quiroga was a get-back-to-nature type who found his muse in the rough-and-ready Misiones backwoods lifestyle. He built his simple stone house at the southern end of town (a 30-minute walk) h…
Argentine in San Ignacio

La Misionerita

On the highway opposite the town entrance, this has impressive opening hours, friendly service and a decent range of burgers, milanesas and the like, along with grill options and river fish. One of the few evening o…
Pizza in San Ignacio

Pizzeria La Aldea

Right in front of the ruins, this country-style restaurant is one of the few in town that is open in the evening and offers more than 40 varieties of pizza alongside milanesas, sandwiches, pasta and burgers. It's no…
Argentine in San Ignacio

La Carpa Azul

Near the ruins entrance and popular with tour bus groups, this giant big-roofed blue restaurant does a range of sandwiches and mains plus a decent buffet libre (all you can eat) It often takes evening group bookings…