PARAGUAY: JESUITIC RUINS OF TRINIDAD – HALF DAY – PRIVATEfrom
From Posada, Argentina
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- Vacation Style Holiday TypeAdventure, Budget, Charming, Family-friendly, GROUP DEPARTURES, Historical, Local People, Mid-range, National Park, Photograph, Quiet, Trendy, Walking Tour
- Activity Level Leisurely
- Group Size Medium Group
Founded in the year 1706, it stands out for its construction made in arenito, its population reached 3,200 hab. This building belongs to the third Jesuit period in the region in the case of one of the most beautiful exponents of the time. The reduction of Trinidad is the only one that possesses in its magnificent architecture “semicircular arches”, its appreciation is really the transmission of the maximum expression of American Baroque architecture The foundation has the largest temple built among all those that make up the Jesuit reductions, where stands the frieze of the musical angels that until the finding of musical scores in Moxos (Bolivia) were the only antecedent of music in the Jesuit missions . This town is the one that preserves in a greater degree the structure of conformation of the town.
The town of Trinidad: It has a Plaza Mayor, town meeting place and a Jesuit Museum located in the old sacristy where you can see sculptures and a model of the mission, in addition to the school, workshops, houses of Indians, cemetery, orchard. It was declared a World Heritage Site in 1983. The Mission of the Holy Trinity of Paraná stands out as the most complete urban complex of the 30 villages, its remnants allow to fully understand what was the urban structure of a Jesuit Mission Guaraní The large Plaza of 150x 130 meters is surrounded by 8 pavilions of houses of Indians, of which the stone arches that supported the gallery that surrounds the square stand out, as well as the main church that occupies a central place in the set with its annex cloister of 6000 m2, the College and Coty Guazu on one side and the cemetery on the other, behind this section is located the sector that corresponded to the garden. You can also see the primitive church that its tower served as a bell tower and the old cemetery, which until a couple of decades ago was used by the local population, as well as two other pavilions of Indian homes. The surface of the buildings is approximately 8 hectares.
Duration: between 3 and 4 hours.
-Only private tour available. The departure schedule is coordinated previously with the passenger depending on their availability
- Pick up and Drop Off at your hotel;
- English Speaking guide.
- Entrence Fee to Jesuitic Ruins ofTrinidad;