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Casa de la Independencia

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Address: 14 de Mayo y Pte Manuel Franco, Asuncion, Paraguay
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This is the site of the 1811 declaration of independence from Spain.

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Historical memorabilia

It is a very good collection of documents, pictures and furniture and related items from the period of Paraguayan independence.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 January 2017
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

It is a very good collection of documents, pictures and furniture and related items from the period of Paraguayan independence.

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EASTLAKE
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I saw this on a half day tour and it was an interesting attraction. While it wasn't the most exciting place I have seen, it gave a nice look at the history of the country.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

It is a nice place to understand the History of Paraguay and to visit an interesting point of interest in the middle of the city.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is a nice free stop to make. It will only take about 30 minutes, but you are able to get a glimpse into the independence of the country from Spanish rule. There are not too many historical items to visit in Asuncion, so if you are into history, this should be one of your stops.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

It is here that modern Paraguay was born. It is here that you'll be provided a few to the lifestyle of wealthy Paraguayans in days gone by. It is here that you'll see important artifacts and art. It is also here that you'll need to use your imagination as there is no English narrative and I was not as lucky... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I visited this museum briefly. A great insight into the artifacts of that period in Paraguay's history. Most of the information is in Spanish so if you are not fluent do try read up about it before you go. This is where the independence of Paraguay was planned. Some great paintings of time too. Its worth a couple of hours... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Without even asking we were approached by a guide (Cristina) who explained the History of this house, and more generally of Paraguay (in Spanish) for free. It was incredibly interesting and useful. Without a guide the museum itself might lose of its interest so don't hesitate to ask for one.

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

It is packed with history and vibes of people involved in the ultimate independence of Paraguay. It´s is not big, but worth a walk! remember to sign the guest book in the Congress hall. Enjoy your visit! excellent for all!

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Vallejo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Nicely laid out. Helpful staff but would have been better w/some English printed explanations or guide available. Just a bit more informative that way. But really enjoyed going there

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Some times in Asunción I have an idea that people give up the museum organization before concluding it. This one presents some historical components of ancient life in Asunción. No more than that. Free and interesting..

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