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Paraguay

UNESCO World Heritage

Paraguay, Jesuit Missions of La Santisima Trinidad de Parana and Jesus de Tavarangue

 Posted by Simon Laroche
Simon Laroche
, January 16, 2014 at 10:04:41

Location Paraguay
Coordinates S27 7 59.988 W55 42 0
Date of Inscription 1993

Brief Description (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/648 )

In addition to their artistic interest, these missions are a reminder of the Jesuits' Christianization of the Río de la Plata basin in the 17th and 18th centuries, with the accompanying social and economic initiatives.

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La Santisima Trinidad de Parana Main altar, ruins of Jesus de Tavarangue

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