The National Pantheon of Heroes and Oratory of the Virgin Our Lady Saint Mary of the Asuncion, Asuncion

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The National Pantheon of Heroes and Oratory of the Virgin Our Lady Saint Mary of the Asuncion keeps the memories of the country's involvement in many wars alive with a memorial to fallen soldiers. Construction of the landmark started in 1864 under leadership of Francisco Solano Lopez, who ironically led the country into a disastrous war shortly thereafter. Lopez’s body is held in the memorial along with his fellow soldiers and two unknown Paraguay soldiers; it was finally completed in 1936. Notice the plaques laid by former foes, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, and Uruguay, which show that old disputes are forgiven. Take a moment to absorb the history and feel the somber mood of the memorial. Add The National Pantheon of Heroes and Oratory of the Virgin Our Lady Saint Mary of the Asuncion and other attractions to your Asuncion trip itinerary using our Asuncion journey planning app .
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  • A reference point to be located in the center of Asunción. In the morning the changing of the guard is made, a ceremony that takes more than half an hour, worth seeing.
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  • The Pantheon is a beautiful and rich space for the independence of Paraguay. At the same time it is a religious temple, it houses historical secularism guarding mortal remains of important figures!
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  • It's nice and beautiful. Nothing special
  • Nice historical site. Takes a few minutes to walk around it and it is free. I wish there were plaques with more information about it.
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