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Nuestra Señora Santa María de la Asunción is the capital and largest city of Paraguay.
The Ciudad de Asunción (City of Asunción) is an autonomous capital district and is not part of any department.  The metropolitan area, called Grand Asunción, has more than two million inhabitants and includes the cities of Luque, San Lorenzo, Fernando de la Mora, Lambaré, Mariano Roque Alonso, Ñemby, San Antonio, Limpio, Capiatá and Villa Elisa. It is the home of the national government, principal port, and the chief industrial and cultural center of the country. The geographic location of Paraguay in South America makes it possible for the country to have easy access by air, land and water.
 
Bourbon Conmebol Convention Hotel is located in the heart of Luque, the new center of Asunción. Asunción is cosmopolitan with a neoclassical style historic center, broad tree-lined avenues and houses from the 17th century. Its efficient infrastructure, with hotels, shopping malls, cinemas, theaters and casinos, attracts people from all over the world.  Luque, in the Greater Asunción region, is an obligatory passage for tourists coming into the country through the airport and is considered to be one of the busiest cities in Paraguay.  The hotel is just three minutes from Asunción Silvio Pettirossi International Airport and enjoys a privileged position in the upscale complex that houses the prestigious Conmebol Convention Center and the Museum of South American Football (soccer).  It is within two miles (three kilometers) of the Virgen del Rosario Sanctuary and is close to the Clay Museum.
 
Numerous companies are located within 12 kilometers of the hotel, including:  Yasaki Company, 3M, Reimpex, Philip Morris, Vascol, Tymbo - ZQ Saci, Bimbo, Inpaco and Covepa.  Itaú Bank is 15 kilometers away.

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Catedral de Asunción  
 
Settled in colonial times, Catedral de Asunción (Assumption Cathedral), is one of the most emblematic buildings in the capital with its peculiar form. It has gone through several transformations since 1539, its first year of construction. It was initially built in an adobe style, which was very rustic.
 
Panteón de los Héroes
 
The National Pantheon of the Heroes (Panteón los Heroes) is a monument located in Asunción, capital of Paraguay. Originally built as a Catholic church, the building is currently being used for religious functions, including the Oratory of the Virgin of the Assumption. The center of life in Asunción is Plaza de los Héroes, where a military guard protects the remains of Mariscal Francisco Solano López and other key figures from Paraguay's catastrophic wars in the Panteón de los Héroes, the city's most instantly recognizable building.
 
Palacio de Gobierno
 
The Government Palace (Palacio de los López) is the seat of government of the Republic of Paraguay, located in Asunción. Located in the center of Asunción, looking towards the bay, this building was built by order of Carlos Antonio López in 1857 to serve as residence for his son, the General Francisco Solano López, hence the building name, Palacio de los López.  It is one of the most important historical marks in the capital.
 
Museo del Barro (Clay Museum)
 
Founded in 1979, Museo del Barro is a private institution that is also referred to as the Clay Museum, since much of its collection are pieces made in clay by indigenous tribes. Museo del Barro displays everything from modern paintings to pre-Columbian crafts to political caricatures of prominent Paraguayans. Located on the outskirts of Asunción, it began as a private circulating collection and seven years later acquired a permanent location. It includes three separate divisions:  a pottery museum, an indigenous art museum and a contemporary art collection.
 
Museo do Futebol
 
The Museum of South American Football (Museo do Futebol) is attached to the hotel and tells the story of how football (soccer) began on the continent, with fantastic images of football stars of all times and the achievements of large teams as well as replicas of trophies from all Championships. The highlight is the 360 degree Cinema inside a giant football, where 15-minute films are presented.
 
 
 
 
Cabildo
 
The Cultural Center of the Republic (Centro Cultural de la Republica) is a cultural institution in the city of Asunción, capital of Paraguay. It is headquartered in a historic nineteenth century building that was formerly the seat of the city of Cabildo.
 
La Recova
 
Known as the "Recova Ravizza" after the architect, Alessandro Ravizza, who designed it, La Recova was the headquarters for the Captaincy General of Ports. Today, it is a busy craft gallery where visitors can buy typical items made of leather, fabrics, woodcarvings, etc.
 
Jardín Botánico (Botanical Garden and Zoo)
 
The former estate of the ruling López dynasty now houses the city zoo, a small nature reserve and a two museums: a small natural history museum in Carlos Antonio's humble colonial house and the Museo Indigenista in his son Francisco's former mansion.
 
Estadio de los Defensores del Chaco Stadium 

Estadio de los Defensores del Chaco Stadium is a multi-purpose stadiumy used mostly for football (soccer) matches. The stadium once had a 50,000+ capacity, however over the years, it has undergone remodeling, dropping the capacity to 42,354. It was renovated again in 2015. It is the main stadium in the country, where great football classics have occurred as well as events and concerts.
 
Casa da Independência Museum

Located in the center of Asunción, Casa da Independência Museum has great importance as it was the headquarters for the conspiracies that led to the country´s independence in 1811.