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This is the site of the 1811 declaration of independence from Spain.
14 de Mayo y Pte Manuel Franco, Asuncion, Paraguay
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Casa de la Independencia is the only historical museum in Asuncion. A little small but well maintained and it´s a historical building. The visit will take you less than half an hour but it´s worth it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Colcata45
Reviewed 11 February 2019

This home was used to help plot the independence from Spain. It is a pleasant walk through with historical furnishings and a nice courtyard.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed 26 August 2018

In Asuncion's historical center with all the important buildings nearby is this small colonial house, now preserved as a museum, where in 1811 the conspirator's used to gather, who then went to declare Paraguay's independence from Spain. Besides important documents and portraits regarding this event,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

If you like to visit historical sites I recommend to go to this house, It is one of the kind in Asuncion, it is actually the only remaining building from the XVIII th Century. The art collection is interesting, there are furniture, paintings religious objects...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Marcela C
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Asuncion is pretty down at the heels, and little of significance is offered. This spot where the early ruling family resided is worth about thirty minutes, but, with the secured entrance, it is a nice escape from the street folks on the sidewalks.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank stephenbW6996VK
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Small, historical, free. It's where Paraguay declared their independence from Spain in 1812 (i think).

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank TimoT993
Reviewed 3 October 2017

They say this is "must go" place in center of old Asuncion, but it has been closed for more than a year for rehabilitation. You still may enjoy good atmosphere of this area, by walking and can rest at several classic hotels and restaurants. Area...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank carlosdelima
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Romantic simple, very elegant place where Paraguayan Independence was planned therefore connected to settelrs from here who went upriver to re-found Buenos Aires.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank JamesS7656
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This is ok but it seemed to be a collection of random items. I didn't really get any sense for what they meant. It's probably down to my limited Spanish.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

My family and I were at the museum days ago, during the celebration of Independence. Sadly I have to admint that it was my first time there, and I'm 50 years old and lived my whole life here. We sow a lot of interesting things...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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