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Government Palace (Palacio de Gobierno)

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Address: El Paraguayo Independiente y Juan de Ayolas, Asuncion, Paraguay
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presidential palace

This is right near the river and there are places to sit. It is lit up at night is a pretty site. I have never been inside and I am not sure it is allowed

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is right near the river and there are places to sit. It is lit up at night is a pretty site. I have never been inside and I am not sure it is allowed

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mid 19th centaury architecture & construction makes this an imposing building overlooking the bay Worth a photo or two

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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most iconic images of Asunción and you should see it both in the day and at night for different views. You can get some great views from the sidewalk in front - just stay off the grass as that is the one thing the guards don't permit. You can also get some great views from... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful place to go and visit, it's not that far from the center. on the back side is the waterfront were people exercise or just walk by the water.

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Anstruther, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Visited Asuncion in Feb 2017, will never go back, robbed for money at every opportunity, corrupt filthy police. 1st experience, I was driving in a queue of traffic and the police officer singled me out for speeding, despite a car in front and a car behind. 2nd time, at the bridge to leave Asuncion, again in a queue of traffic,... More 

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Sallisaw, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

A phenomenal building, it is located in the city center. Great for photos, it is so beautiful. We enjoyed our visit.

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Riga, Latvia
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

Important building in front of the river (the Baía of Asuncion) you can take a lot of pics and also have some restaurants close.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

It is a very beautiful building where you can see a green garden and the guards of the government. It's a historical place!

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Henderson, NV
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

It's a nice place to stop during the day, but especially all lit up in different colors at night. I don't think anyone is allowed to go on the grounds or inside. Lots of police.

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Went at night to see the palace and to have a meal across the road. The food was good there and the palace is a nice backdrop. Do not stop directly outside with your taxi the guards do not like it at all. Not sure on the surrounding area but it seems close to other monuments.

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