About Asuncion


Let's have a look around into background of Asuncion
  • Region: Central
  • Country: Paraguay
  • Latitude: -25.2666667
  • Longitude: -57.6666667
  • Time zone: America/Asuncion
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

Weather in Asuncion

  • Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to September

Location

La Muy Noble y Leal Ciudad de Nuestra Señora Santa María de la Asunción is the capital and largest city of ParaguayCiudad de Asunción is an autonomous capital district, not a part of any department. The metropolitan area, called Gran Asunción, includes the cities of San Lorenzo, Fernando de la Mora, Lambaré, Luque, Mariano Roque Alonso, Ñemby, San Antonio, Limpio, Capiatá and Villa Elisa, which are part of the Central Department. The Asunción metropolitan area has around 2 million inhabitants.

Distance from Asuncion center to Airport

The closest major airport to Asuncion, Paraguay is Silvio Pettirossi International Airport (ASU / SGAS).

  • Driving Distance: 21 miles / 34 km
  • Driving Time: 45 Minutes
  • Languages: Paraguayan Guarani followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport:  Silvio Pettirossi International Airport
  • Rail: Ferrocarriles del Paraguay S.A. (FE.PA.S.A.).
  • Road: Bus: Bus Rapid Transit.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: Gs 5000
  • Housekeeper: Gs 2000 - Gs 4000

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: Gs 3000 - Gs 4000 

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Clorinda,
  • Fernando de la Mora,
  • Lambare

Emergency Contact Numbers in Asuncion city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: (021) 447848
  • Airport: +595 21 688 2000 (Silvio Pettirossi International Airport)
  • Hospital: +595 21 370 099 (Public Hospital Barrio Obrero)

Events

  • Dia de San Blas
  • Carnival
  • Nanduti Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Plaza Pública URUGUAYA
  • Palacio de los López
  • Manzana de la Rivera

Theatre & Concerts

  • Municipal Theatre Ignacio A. Pane
  • Villa Morra Cinecenter
  • Air cinema

Visit Top Restaurants in Asuncion

  • Tierra Colorada Gastro
  • La Cabrera
  • Mburicao Restaurante

Top Shopping Centers in Asuncion

  • Shopping Villa Morra
  • Shopping Paris
  • Shopping del Sol

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Casa de la Independencia Museum
  • National Pantheon of the Heroes
  • Botanical Garden and Zoo of Asunción

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Burgers – La Burgueria
  • Grilled Meat – Corte & Lena
  • Chipas – Dona Chipa

Sports Club

  • Cerro Porteño – Football
  • Nacional Asunción – Football
  • Club Guaraní – Football

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 10,571.43 Gs
  • Taxi: 5,000.00 Gs (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 3,094,444.67 Gs
  • Cheap meal: 20,000.00 Gs
  • Gasoline: 5,627.27 Gs / litre
  • 3 course meal: 100,000.00 Gs
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