Paraguay is a landlocked country between Argentina, Brazil and Bolivia, home to large swaths of swampland, subtropical forest and chaco, wildernesses comprising savanna and scrubland. The capital, Asunción, on the banks of the Paraguay River, is home to the grand Government Palace and the Museo del Barro, displaying pre-Columbian ceramics and ñandutí lacework, the latter available in many shops.
The climate of Paraguay consists of a subtropical climate in the Paranaense region and a tropical climate in the Chaco. The Paranaense region has a humid climate, with abundant precipitation throughout the year and only moderate seasonal changes in temperature.
Paraguayan Guara is the currency of Paraguay.
Average conversional rate 1 PYG = INR 85
When it comes to authentic South American markets, Paraguay has it covered with Mercado Cuatro – Asunción’s largest and busiest open-air bazaar. Nestled in a peaceful residential area, the colors and scents of this market explode onto the streets each morning. The tangled network of vibrant stalls offers curious travelers everything from knock-off electronics to knobbly fruit and veg picked from the local fields. If you’re seeking a bargain, head to the stalls peddling handmade crafts, hammockpaps and traditional clothes