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Family trip to Asuncion with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Family vacations in Asuncion promise to be anything but boring. Asuncion offers many interesting entertainments for travelers with children. One of the most visited places is Jardín Botánico y Zoológico de Asunción, a real historical symbol of the city. The zoological garden was founded in 1914 under the supervision of the famous German scientist Carlos Fiebreig. Here, they began to collect many wonderful exotic plants. Later, a small zoo was founded in the garden, which is now one of the largest in the country.
After exploring the beautiful historic streets of Asuncion, be sure to get acquainted with the local natural attractions. The city offers many picturesque parks and gardens, a beautiful … Open
Now the area of the zoological garden is more than 110 hectares, and there isn't enough time in the day to explore all its attractions. Over 70 animal species, including quite rare ones, are presented in the zoo. Its visitors can meet armadillos, sloths, monkeys, and many other exotic animals. Also, the zoological garden has several artificial reservoirs in which turtles and water birds live. One of the most interesting spots in the garden is the area where medicinal plants have been grown for over a century. Throughout the zoological garden, there are many comfortable walking paths, children's playgrounds, and well-equipped picnic sites.
Many city parks are just as good for families with kids. In Parque Carlos Antonio Lopez, you'll find football fields and tennis courts, as well as playgrounds with slides and swings for the little ones. This is a historic park so it has many stone-paved paths. It is especially nice to relax here in late spring when the trees are blooming. Copyright
The highest concentration of shops and malls in Asuncion is on Palma Street. Here you can visit the most modern shopping malls, designer boutiques, jewelry salons, and grocery stores full of … Open
A very attractive place for families with children is the natural science museum Parque de Museo de Historia Natural, which comes as a single attraction with the surrounding park. This museum is opened in a very beautiful historic building tells visitors about the peculiarities of the local nature. Inside, you will find aquariums displaying collections of colorful fish. The museum is also famous for its rich collection of insects and many interesting stuffed animal expositions, as well as informative tours. After exploring the exhibits, you can take your kids for a walk in the beautiful old garden.
Asuncion invites fans of water activities to Rakiura Water Park. It is located in a beautiful park area where pools and terraces are surrounded by thickets of trees and exotic palms. The park provides a lot of entertainment for adults and children of all ages, including pools equipped with slides and other water attractions. You can always spice up your rest by tasting some specialties in an on-site restaurant. There are also designated picnic sites in the park.
Asuncion is the biggest city in Paraguay. It is situated in the heart of the South American continent. When translated from the local language, the name of the city literally means … Open
The city is rich in interesting entertainment centers, and Bowling Villa Morra would be a perfect option for families with children. This is a modern and bright bowling club that has a cafe serving a wide selection of meals, desserts, and drinks. One of the most attractive cinemas in town is Cinemark. This one features advanced equipment, and family movies are shown here every day.
Another entertainment center to note is Laserland Paraguay, which will appeal to all fans of laser games. It has several colorful game rooms with unusual themed decorations and neon lighting. Here you can shoot laser guns and just have great fun with friends.
For the people of Asuncion, one of the most significant attractions is the Casa de la Independencia, the oldest building in the city. The beautiful colonial mansion was built in the second … Open
It'd also be interesting to take kids to some of Asuncion's museums. As a family, go check the Musa Museo de Sillas dedicated to designer furniture. Here you can see pretty unusual pieces of antique furniture that were made by local craftsmen. The museum also displays modern furniture of original shapes and sizes. Of course, visitors are allowed to sit in some of the chairs and armchairs. In this museum, you can take many interesting memorable photos.
The famous planetarium Planetario Buenaventura Suarez is another city attraction. The bulk of its visitors are local families with children. Every day, it holds educational tours and lectures at which you can learn about the latest scientific discoveries, as well as watch some mind-blowing films about space. And yes, there are special tours for kids, during which they can learn how to use telescopes and other research equipment that real scientists use. Since its opening, this planetarium has remained one of the best in the country.
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♥   Zoo 'Botanical Garden and Zoo of Asunción' Asunción, 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Asuncion - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Asuncion, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Asuncion for families with children. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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