Casa de la Independencia, Asuncion

4.3
#1 of 10 in Historic Sites in Asuncion
Visit the historically significant Casa de la Independencia, where emancipation from Spain was planned and announced in 1811. The colonial-era house dates back to 1772 and was used to host secret meetings of conspirators against the Spanish government. Since 1965, the building serves as a museum and displays furniture and other artifacts from the period. View portraits of the movement's leaders, observe the large mural in the courtyard, or walk through the "Historical Alley," where a group of patriots gathered before walking to the governor's house to claim independence. Plan to see Casa de la Independencia and other attractions that appeal to you using our Asuncion planning app .
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  • The importance of the structure to Paraguayan independence has assured the survival of this colonial building over the centuries. On May 14, 1811, the independence of the country was declared here bef...  more »
  • Location allows you to have an overview of the events and characters that participated in the liberation process of Paraguay from Spain. It is a quick and interesting visit for those who want to know a little of the history of this country.
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  • So much history to read and to see, i totally recommend this place as it is, its super great. They have bathroom clean and tidy.
  • I really enjoyed Casa de la independencia as I really like Spanish culture and Heritage many interesting artifacts that reminded me of Spain in the Conquistadors I would definitely recommend if you've never been there before. It is a bit small but an interesting insight to how the original Paraguay was
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