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Asuncion (Departamento) Travel Guide: 148 reviews and 191 photos

Asuncion Capital of Paraquay

Well worth a visit to this quiet backwater, spend a couple of days here ,most of the museums and Art galleries have nothing witten in english so a knowedge of Spanish is a deffinate advantage resturants and bars are very cheap a meal with a couple of beers will cost abour $6-7 or £4ish
Nice to find a small pavement cafe and just people watch

A visit to the old railway station, lovery old timber building this was the railhead in years gone by, now there is no rail connection left only a collection of old carriages and a dinky little steam engine

This Building whilst looking like a church is infact a memorial to War Heores, and there is a nice little park just behind where you can sit and watch the world go by......The local Indians sell their wares around this square

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  • In a nutshell:Reminded me of a 60s Spainish town,
  • Last visit to Asuncion (Departamento): Jul 2005
  • Intro Updated Sep 17, 2005
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  • kyoub's Profile Photo
    Jan 18, 2007 at 5:37 AM

    Nice little page. Paraguay is on my "off the beaten path" list of places to visit.

  • sourbugger's Profile Photo
    Nov 17, 2006 at 5:10 AM

    great stuff mate, fascinating

  • barryg23's Profile Photo
    Mar 8, 2006 at 2:37 PM

    I would love to visit Asuncion. Everyone seems to skip it on their South America tours which makes it all the more appealing.

  • Oct 27, 2005 at 10:15 AM

    A very good overview of a city that's not on everybody's list. Well done Pete!

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Oct 18, 2005 at 5:03 PM

    oh I am the first to comment..well not many know about Paraguay, they don't know what they are missing out on as well. ..60's is about right Pete

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