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Boat ride on a muddy lake

I am very glad we visited this quaint town, and the kids enjoyed the brief boat ride. I don't... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Cherish_Travel
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Portland, Oregon
via mobile
Nice trip!

It is a nice place to visit not so far from Asunción. You should rent a car to go. You can see a... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
MauroPrioste
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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21 Oct 2017
“Boat ride on a muddy lake ”
29 Mar 2017
“Beautiful Lake”
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De La Capital de Asuncion 48 km, San Bernardino 3290, Paraguay
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 August 2014

You could pretty much see the Cathedral, Theater, Government Palace, Legislative building ,and Avenida Costanera in one day. After that you would have to venture outside of Asuncion to see more sites. I would recommend taking the "Circuito de Oro" tour with Martin Travel which...More

3  Thank Easylivingtravel
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Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

It's worth a visit. It's very quiet during the off season months. It's packed in summer. Lots of German cultural influence here. First settlers were Germans that fled during the last decades of the 1800's. The lake, sadly, is polluted. Do not enter!

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I am very glad we visited this quaint town, and the kids enjoyed the brief boat ride. I don't think we will try to come back, but we wouldn't have wanted to miss it.

Thank Cherish_Travel
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Lago Ypacarai is really nice and has lovely walkways alongside it. It can get very hot during the day so they made sure they planted plenty of trees and quite a lot of benches too. Very well planned.

1  Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 5 December 2016

It is a nice place to visit not so far from Asunción. You should rent a car to go. You can see a nice view during the trip and a nice city called San Bernardino. It is a small city where you can eat a...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

very nice lake about 40 mins from Asuncion worth a weekend trip tonget out of town. not much to do unless staying at a local hotel lakeside.

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is the location in which the most famous Paraguayan song of all time (in my opinion) describes. I have visited this location several times over the last decade and have always loved walking along the shore. Visit the restaurant La Alemana where you can...More

1  Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This lake is near the Capital of Paraguay, is an excellent place to stay later in the afternoon and to drink a Terere, a typical Paraguayan Tea, served cold and is very good.

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Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

It's worth a visit. It's very quiet during the off season months. It's packed in summer. Lots of German cultural influence here. First settlers were Germans that fled during the last decades of the 1800's. The lake, sadly, is polluted. Do not enter!

1  Thank Strattybird
Reviewed 9 January 2015

I dove in a quarry near the Ypacarai lake on New Year day with the wonderful Aventuras Extremas (see my separate review on that agency). The quarry is an old dolomite quarry which is small. There are two cars, one purposely sunk by Aventuras Extremas...More

1  Thank Poleinahole
Reviewed 29 August 2014

You could pretty much see the Cathedral, Theater, Government Palace, Legislative building ,and Avenida Costanera in one day. After that you would have to venture outside of Asuncion to see more sites. I would recommend taking the "Circuito de Oro" tour with Martin Travel which...More

3  Thank Easylivingtravel
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