Jesuits Cities Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Asunción

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This tour is created for people who love art and history, during the trip goes through towns that were founded by the Jesuits, where you can observe the works performed with the natives of each town. Visiting San Juan Bautista - San Ignacio and Santa MariaSome of the sites are in perfect condition as home of the Indians, church, and artwork especially wood carving.The maximize size of the group is 2 person
In time out to meet with the cities that have Jesuit presence until today, through art with carved wood sculptures with excellent preservation. The guide will put you aware of underage each city they pass. Departing from Asuncion to pass through several departments until reaching Misiones where are the towns founded by Jesuits in Paraguay. San Juan Bautista to 196 kilometers. In place will visit the house of Agustín Barrios, Mangoré, famous Guitarist, is native of San Juan Bautista. His house today is a museum and cultural center.(Time to visit 1 hora )After arrival to the Museum of Art San Ignacio Jesuitical has 4 rooms where you can see the carved images of saints best preserved. Among other objects of cultural value, are carved in polychrome wood, maps of the first mission Jesuit Guarani of Paraguay, photographs of the original Church and a letter written by King Philip IV in 1635 letter images.(Time to visit 2 hora)Then transfer to the city of Santa Maria de Fe kilomentros located 245 is in an original field of an old house of Indians of the Jesuit Mission. An image of over 2 m high, a carved wooden image is in the village church.(Time to visit 2 hora)During the tour you will have free time to take pictures along the way and also to buy some snacks. You can also ask questions to the guide on interesting facts about the Jesuit towns. Important: The journey time to the apartment where these Jesuit towns are located is approximately 4 hoursDeparture time : 08:00 hs and return at 18:00 hs Place of departure: Downtown hotelsDuration: 10 hsInclusion: ticket in museum- hotel pickup and guidePrivate vehicle with capacity for 2 people. Air conditioning, music, driver and guideAll seats are reclining

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Local guide
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks

Highlights

  • Exclusive to Viator
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Hotel pickup included
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