Faith Tourism

Religious diversity has a long-standing tradition in the province of Misiones. The Jesuit-Guaraní missions were a one-of-a-kind social, cultural, and religious experience.

Between 1609 and 1768, this region set the scene for one of the most exciting chapters in the history of humankind.

The Jesuit-Guaraní region, made up by thirty towns, gathered thousands of natives who engaged in agriculture and cattle raising, reaching a high level of social and technological development.

Those “reductions” left us with an archaeological wealth that includes sculptures, city layouts, their history told in museums, cultural centres, and universities, present mysteries that are part of the International Jesuit Mission Circuit. The Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto, San Ignacio Miní, and Santa María la Mayor reductions stand as testament to those times.

During the first half of the 20th century, the first immigrants that arrived in our Province gave the region an unequivocal universalist and plural imprint.

They sought a horizon of opportunities, peace, and respect where they could forge a new future, and they found it here. They brought with them their traditions, their language, and, fundamentally, their faith. Today, religions from all over the world are practiced in the province of Misiones.

A melting pot of religious festivities, beliefs, and popular devotions has formed across our territory, and many of those have become a provincial, national, and international tourist phenomenon in the last few years.

Churches, monuments, and religious festivities are part of several circuits, as well as places of pilgrimage and popular devotion. Worthy of note are the patron saint festivities and the Pilgrimage toward Cerro Monje, in the town of San Javier, among others.

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Compañía de Jesús

En los frisos de las reducciones aún se puede apreciar el reconocido símbolo de la Compañía de Jesús.

Parque Temático de la Cruz

Emplazada a 360 metros de altura sobre el nivel del mar, es el monumento más alto del país y es un símbolo de la fe que caracteriza al pueblo misionero.

Colón 1985 - Posadas - Misiones
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