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Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos (World Heritage)

In the 17th and 18th centuries the Jesuits founded numerous mission stations for the Bolivian woodland Indians in eastern Bolivia. The buildings of the so-called reductions represent a mixture of European-Christian tradition and local indigenous construction. Chiquitos Jesuit Missions: Facts Official title: Jesuit missions of the Chiquitos Cultural monument: almost undamaged baroque Jesuit missions and… Read More »