Jesuit Ruin of Trinidad, Paraguay

By Halal Trip | 05, May, 2015
Jesuit Ruin of Trinidad, Paraguay
Trinidad is a small village in Paraguay known for its Jesuit ruins. These ruins are known as Santisima Trinidad de Parana. The ruins are open every day from 7 am to 7 pm in the summer months and from 7 am to 5.30 pm during the winters. The Jesuit ruins are in good shape today and seeing them, you can imagine the grandeur of the area. Exploring the entire area takes about 2 hours. It is best to hire a guide to know more about the area. The Jesuit ruins are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most popular places to visit in Paraguay. When exploring the area you can see beautiful decorations on the columns and arches. These ruins were built out of red stones and are counted among the largest Paraguayan Jesuit Reductions. The area is dominated by a huge church. There are also native houses, small buildings and a bell tower in the area. the area has been restored and it is possible for the visitors to climb up the bell tower. You can get tickets to the ruins from the visitor's office in Trinidad. There is a small restaurant close to the ruins but it is quite expensive. The restaurant does not serve halal food but you can find some good vegetarian and seafood recipes.