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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  • With history, there are tombs of heroes of independence, boy but interesting, in the extterior very poorly maintained and dirty.
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  • It is in search of a good restoration in its facilities. Some things remained unsightly, such as the feline on his side, which was destroyed his face by vandals, tried to restore it, but it was not proportionate. We must learn, respect and precaution all that belongs to our history and roots. Don't destroy it. Paraguay owes a serious debt to everything that represents its history and roots.
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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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