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Oct, 01/2020
09:19pm
(GMT -3)

Jesuit Missions

How to visit them in Argentina 
GPS Location
San Ignacio Mini Mission in Argentina Drone Video Tour
San Ignacio Mini Archeological site
What is there to see en route to the ruins?
Show at the San Ignacio Mission in Argentina
San Ignacio Mission Tour
 
GPS Location
-27.2548951,-55.5309327
 
San Ignacio Mini Mission in Argentina Drone Video Tour
Video


 
San Ignacio Mini Archeological site
click to enlargeSan Ignacio Mini was founded in 1611 in the Guaira region (Parana State, Brazil). The people fled to Argentina in 1631 to escape enslavement by the Portuguese bandeirantes and settled near Posadas, Argentina. The urban planning of this settlement is quite interesting. The largest number of preserved ruins can be found in San Ignacio. The church and the school were finished in 1724. The monk Pedro Gronse and the Italian architect Juan Brasanelli worked on red sandstone†facilities and the church in a style known as Guarani Baroque. Its population reached 4,300 inhabitants in 1731. In the 1940s the walls were restored in order to permit a greater understanding of the spaces, squares, streets, houses, school, and workshops. The interpretation center is located at the entrance to the archaeological site. It contains exhibitions on the history of the Mission and the local environment of the natives. Also on exhibit there is a model of the Mission. This site is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site since 1984. Location map.


Location: Argentina
Approximate time: full day
Departure time: 07:00 a.m.
 
What is there to see en route to the ruins?
click to enlargeWanda Mines
 
Show at the San Ignacio Mission in Argentina
- a new and a modern show (you walk during the show)
- in English, Spanish, Portuguese, German
and French†languages
- 45 minutes show of lights, sounds and other efects
- only 100 people every show
- daily at 7:00 p.m. (winter) and at 8:00 p.m. (spring and summer)
-  they cancel it if it is raining
- you can also buy the tickets at the site†

Contact at San Ignacio: phone:†+54 3752 470186
e-mail:†imagenysonidosanignacio@gmail.com

 
San Ignacio Mission Tour
To visit San Ignacio Jesuit Ruins one need a full day. To see more information about it visit tours.




 How to visit them in Argentina

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