Discovering Paraguay begins in the sophisticated capital city Asuncion, a mix of simple homes and imposing buildings, and about one third the population of Paraguay. Among the most popular attractions are Centro Cultural Manzana de la Rivera, with restored 1700s homes, and the Museo del Barro, displaying art and Culture past and present. Other highlights included the Cathedral, Lopez Palace, House of Independence, and the Natural History Museum.
Not far from Ciudad del Este, the country’s commercial hub, are wonders such as Brazil’s Iguazu Falls and the massive Itapu Dam, plus the tiny village of Trinidad, home to Paraguay’s, home to Paraguay’s best-preserved Jesuit Settlement.
Official Language: Spanish & Guarani.
Climate: Mostly temperate.