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Church in San Ignacio de Velasco

Iglesia de San Ignacio

The first mission church at San Ignacio de Velasco, founded in 1748, was once the largest and most elaborate of all the mission churches. It was demolished in the 1950s and replaced by a modern abomination. Realizin…
Pizza in San Ignacio de Velasco

Pizzeria Napolitano

At weekends it seems every family in town is at Pizzeria Napolitano, vying for an outdoor table. As well as deep-pan pizzas, the menu spans pasta, meat dishes and excellent salads. It's one block northwest of San Ig…
International in San Ignacio de Velasco

Club Social

Has good-value almuerzos (set lunches), which include soup and a main course. The menu changes daily but often features majadito de charque, a typical local dish made with rice and dried meat. The restaurant is on t…
Museum in San Ignacio de Velasco

Museo Misional de Ignacio de Velasco

Inside the Casa de Cultura is a small museum with photographs of all the churches on the circuit and background information on the missions. The tourist office is here.