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Asuncion is the capital and the largest city of Paraguay which is located on the left bank of the Paraguay River sees very little in terms of tourism. But on the contrary, it is a fascinating under-visited city, a faded jewel with the reminiscences of a great city that stands in the form of large mansions and colonial buildings. It is a city which represents a beautiful amalgamation of both old and new. On the one side there are restaurants that have not changed in 50 years then on the other hand, there are innovative galleries, modern skyscrapers, international cuisines, ritzy shopping malls and friendly people. So hurry! Pack your bags now and book flights to Asuncion a city that truly deserves a visit to enjoy great holidays.
Take s stroll down the Costanera the recently finished boardwalk project behind the President Palace along the Paraguay River is worth visit. On a weekend the locals come here along with their families to enjoy walks, rent bikes, fly kites or just to eat local delicacies. You surely love to visit Loma San Jeronimo which is a famous tourist attraction and is regarded as the cultural and historical heritage of Asuncion. The houses are painted in bright colors and there are numerous recycled art projects lining the streets. You can also visit the Mirador and San Jeronimo church which are situated over here on a higher elevation from where you can enjoy the full view of the city. You surely love to visit Casa de Los Diputados the Spanish colonial building containing offices for the members of Congress, once served as a convent and then a much needed-blood bank during the Chaco War. You just can’t afford to miss a visit to Palacio Mariscal Lopez at night which was used to be Presidential Residence which is now home to his offices. At night along with other buildings in the city center the palace lit up with bright lights make it definitely a site to be seen.
Travel to Paraguay is possible throughout the year as it has mainly two seasons hot and very hot. It is one of the hottest capitals of South America during the hot season between November and March. December to February experiences the peak heat. During the rest of the year, Paraguay sees consistently warm weather and there is no rainy season to speak of apart from sporadic cooling showers between the months of March and November. So the best time to visit Asuncion is during the dry and mild season in the months between May and September.
If you are looking to enjoy your holidays at Asuncion then you can get the service from various airlines such as KLM, British Airways, Emirates, LATAM, Air France, Air Europa etc. If you are flying from London to Asuncion then Monday is the cheapest day to fly whereas Thursday is the most expensive one. The most popular connecting city when flying from London to Asuncion is Panama City. Major commercial airports connecting both the destinations are Heathrow, Stansted, Gatwick, London City, London Luton and Asuncion Silvio Pettirossi.
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