5 Sights in Asuncion, Paraguay (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Asuncion, Paraguay. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Asuncion, Paraguay.

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1. Pecarí de Collar

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The taitetú, or collared peccary, is a species of mammal in the family Tayassuidae. It measures 50 cm at the withers, 70 to 110 cm in length and 2 to 5 cm in tail. It has brownish-black bristle fur and a white spot as a collar. It secretes an oil with a musky smell. It is distributed from the southern United States to northern Argentina. In Mexico, it is found practically everywhere in the country with the exception of the Baja California peninsula. It inhabits savannahs, xerophytic and desert forests, tropical and subtropical grasslands, lowlands, flooded grasslands, and tropical and subtropical broadleaf forests; up to 3000 m a.s.l.

Wikipedia: Pecari tajacu (ES)

2. Panteón de los Héroes

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The National Pantheon of the Heroes, whose full name National Pantheon of Heroes and Oratory of the Virgin of the Asuncion is a building and landmark of Asunción, Paraguay, and a national monument of Paraguay. It is located between the Palma and Chile streets in the downtown of the capital of Paraguay, and it is considered of great architectural, artistic and cultural heritage.

Wikipedia: National Pantheon of the Heroes (EN)

3. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

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The National Museum of Fine Arts of Asunción, located on Mcal. Estigarribia and Iturbe St. in Asuncion, the capital city of Paraguay, displays over 650 works of art, paintings, sculptures, ceramics, prints, photographs, Paraguayan and international artists. As well as antique coins, furniture and various objects that belonged to its creator.

Wikipedia: Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de Asunción (EN)

4. Museo de las Memorias

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The Museum of Memories is a space for reflection and memory, where paintings, graphs and historical objects related to the human rights violations that occurred during the dictatorship of Alfredo Stroessner are exhibited, which subjected Paraguay to a harsh and prolonged military and repressive regime between August 1954 and February 1989.

Wikipedia: Museo de las Memorias: Dictadura y Derechos Humanos en Paraguay (ES)

5. Palacio de López

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Palacio de López Fotografía tomada por "globevisions" usuario de Flickr. / CC BY 2.0

Palacio de los López, officially titled Palacio de Gobierno is a neoclassical manor in Asunción, Paraguay, that serves as a workplace for the President of Paraguay, and is also the seat of the government of Paraguay. The president does not reside in the palace, and is instead housed at Mburuvicha Róga, some 2.5 km to the southeast.

Wikipedia: Palacio de los López (EN)


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