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San Ignacio Mini - Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis

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Address: 3322 San Ignacio, San Ignacio 3300, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 376 447-0186
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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One of five Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site...

One of five Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that encompasses missions in Argentina and Brazil.

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Full-Day Tour to the San Ignacio Mission and Wanda Mines from Puerto Iguazú
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San Ignacio Ruins Plus Wanda Mines Full Day from Puerto Iguazú

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It is an amazing experiment the one done by Jesuits in this area of Southern America. Communism driven by religion. And it worked. I recommend everyone to read all about the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 July 2016
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Rosario, Argentina
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Rosario, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

It is an amazing experiment the one done by Jesuits in this area of Southern America. Communism driven by religion. And it worked. I recommend everyone to read all about the experience and to seethe movie on this.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Very interesting historical monument. I was there during a heavy rain, all alone. It was definitely exhilarating experience. Worth a visit.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

Loved this place, drove 3 hours from Iguazu to get here and it was well worth it! The ruins were beautiful and there was information written in English which was a plus. Spent a good 2 hours walking around the vast ruins taking photos. Would more than recommend.

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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

Quite a long day out from Iguassu with a stop off at a mine on the way. Nice lunch in town then a walk round the site. Museum was being renovated when we were thee but English speaking guide was good though it is better to do some homework before visiting.

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White Plains, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

The history of the Jesuits in Argentina is fascinating and I'm glad we visited. But the tour guide was very weak and I was happy I had spent an hour on Google before going.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

It is absolutely mind-boggling to think that a handful of Jesuits were responsible for organizing and educating the local Guaranís so they could build, decorate, and run these huge missions in the middle of the jungle, far from everywhere. The small museum at the entrance gives you a good idea of the history of the mission and what you are... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

This is an amazing place to visit, you will learn about history, jesuits, guarani people, and you´ll be in a place built by their hands about 500 years ago. If you go by car be aware that that signaling is very poor, but people is very friendly and will you get to the place. With the same ticket you will... More 

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Foz do Iguaçu, Parana, Brazil
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

Quite often I drive people to visit this place from the Iguazu Falls. The roads are very good with many mate herb and green tea plantations. This ruins have an excellent visitor center and museum, there are local tour guides there but few of them speak English or French for example. Anyway even considering long distances on road is a... More 

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Punta del Este, Uruguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

On our way from Iguazu back to Uruguay, we decided to stop over in San Ignacio and visit the Jesuit Ruins. It was really worth it. We enjoyed it immensely. The park/area is well maintained and there are explanations which one can listen to in 4 different languages in front of every set of buildings. The museum is also very... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

Just before crossing into Paraguay, we decided to visit the San Ignacio Mini ruins, one hour bus ride from Posadas. The main attraction of the ruins are the 2 beautiful pilars that were the entry of the church. For the rest, they only really cleaned the central area and let the vegetation around the remains of a lot of other... More 

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