What are some interesting/fun things to do in the area? Can you recommend any “hidden gems"?

Iguazu falls hands down, but also the Jesuit ruins are pretty cool as well. - Jun 2018

Visiting La Recoleta, the old cemetery in the city, visiting the train museum, going to the yacht club in Aregua, visiting the parks, and going on road trips. - May 2016

There are shopping malls, movie theatres, outdoor markets, a couple of theaters that put on ballet, jazz festivals, and the annual Harp festival. The town of San Bernardino is nearby and it has a big lake where people sail (you can't swim in the lake-- too polluted). There is a fun ecoadventure park about 1.5 hours outside of Asuncion. There's hiking, bird watching, biking, etc. People keep themselves amused. Lots of barbecues and pool parties... - Sep 2015

We have enjoyed learning a lot of new skills at great prices. The whole family is taking art classes, guitar, piano, tennis, sailing, etc. There is no shortage of affordable classes. If you can think of it, you can probably learn it. - Apr 2015

Regional travel is great. Some people enjoy spending time in the countryside on weekends. - Aug 2014

Sports - golf, tennis, soccer, etc. are plentiful. Explore the city center, which, although small, is fun. Going out at night to cultural events. - Aug 2011

Sit around and talk about how wrong you were for thinking Asunción would be an interesting/fun place to go and live. The golf courses, to put it lightly, suck. The most exclusive courses here somehow cannot keep random people off the course who come in and hawk you while you are playing. They are hoping to swipe your ball and then sell it back to you for a buck apiece. There are at most 3 parks that are accessible here. They aren't that great because of the bugs and are a breeding ground for dengue fever. The local street 'parks' are so bad that even the crack addicts are complaining about them. - Jun 2011

Restaurants, bars, a few parks. Further away are the Iguazu Falls and northern Argentina. Frankly, there isn't much to do nearby. - Apr 2010

Travel. A must see is Iguazu Falls! - May 2008

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