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Government Palace (Palacio de Gobierno)

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Address: El Paraguayo Independiente y Juan de Ayolas, Asuncion, Paraguay
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Nice to see while going around the city.

It's a nice place to stop during the day, but especially all lit up in different colors at night. I don't think anyone is allowed to go on the grounds or inside. Lots of police.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Henderson, NV
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a nice place to stop during the day, but especially all lit up in different colors at night. I don't think anyone is allowed to go on the grounds or inside. Lots of police.

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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Went at night to see the palace and to have a meal across the road. The food was good there and the palace is a nice backdrop. Do not stop directly outside with your taxi the guards do not like it at all. Not sure on the surrounding area but it seems close to other monuments.

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Thank Sean G
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is a good stop in the Centro for a photo opportunity in an area the is otherwise a little dilapidated. It has a scenic backdrop of the river.

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

A very animated guard did not like us stopping and using cameras! The car was quicker than he was!! But the view from the river was worth it.

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Thank 186314Kms007
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

The palace has some guided tours - make sure you ask the locals or at the security guard for teams offering the tour

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Could only see it from outside and from the sidewalk at that. It is still used officially so there is not admittance for the public. Great for photos especially at night. If you want a really higher up view of the Palace go across the road to the Manzana where there is a bar on the first floor that gives... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

It is a nice building just to see if you come for 2 days in Paraguay, but the area is very dangerous as it has a slum just a walk down the street.

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Vallejo, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Could only look from the sidewalk. No admittance but it's a spectacular building and now painted the original pink.

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Thank sphyggy
Asuncion, Paraguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

I have my share of pictures in front of this beautiful building in which the President holds the official meetings. It is OK to take pictures, but do not step on the grass! The pictures at night come fantastic, as the illumination is very well done. There is also a nice bar in front, very crowded, with better views of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Excellent place to visit and near other attractions, to go visit walking a bit. Everything is out. can not enter

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