Top things to do in Paraguay

Top Choice Brazilian in Asunción

Paulista Grill

One of the city's most famous all-you-can-eat restaurants. There are more than 15 different cuts of mouthwatering meats, and salad, pasta and sushi bars to peruse, as well as creative desserts. Attentive table servi…
Top Choice Japanese in Encarnación


This place has top-notch Japanese food and is a deserved local favorite with unbelievable udon, super sushi and tempting tofu dishes. Food fit for a Japanese crown prince.
Top Choice Church in Yaguarón

Yaguarón Church

This 18th-century Franciscan church is a landmark of colonial architecture that is not to be missed. The simple design of the exterior, with its separate wooden bell tower, belies the extraordinary beauty of the pai…
European in Encarnación


With a chef who studied in Paris, formal waiters and a more refined atmosphere than other Encarnación restaurants, Milord is widely regarded as the place to be seen by fine diners. The menu is varied and inventive a…
Brazilian in Encarnación

Churrasquería Novo Rodeio

All-you-can-eat meats, salads and pastas at the most established Brazilian buffet in the city. Attentive service and music at weekends. A great feed, but discipline is required to avoid overdoing it! Located in a sm…
Argentine in Asunción

La Cabrera

Hugely popular Argentine grill, with delicious meat dishes accompanied by an astonishing array of minisalads, sauces and garnishes. See if you can remember what they all are! Book ahead for Sunday, especially at lun…
Christian Site in Trinidad and Jesús


A visually striking red-sandstone structure with an ornate style incorporating Roman arches, and strongly featuring the passion-flower motif, signature of the Italian architect Juan Prímoli. Founded in 1706, Guaraní…
Museum in Santa María de Fe​​​​​​​

Museo Jesuítica de Santa Fe

A must-see for those interested in Jesuit history, housing fine examples of religious carving. The indigenous carvers were taught their trade by a Jesuit master who carved a miniature template, which was then copied…
Historic Building in Asunción

Panteón de los Héroes

Asunción's most instantly recognizable building, the imposing Panteón de los Héroes protects the remains of Mariscal Francisco Solano López and other key figures from Paraguay's historical conflicts. There is a regu…
Museum in Asunción

Casa de la Independencia

The Casa de la Independencia dates from 1772 and is where Paraguay became the first country on the continent to declare its independence in 1811. Rooms are decked out in period furniture and displays contain items b…