Visit San Javier one of the first Jesuit missions of Chiquitos!
In Santa Cruz There are beautiful mission towns in Chiquitanía, settled during the colonial era, which you can visit at Easter. San Javier, founded in 1691, He was one of the first settlements and the construction of its wonderful church dates from 1752.
These people created a music school in 1730 and currently he performs concerts of Baroque and Renaissance music is a fascinant cultural miscegenation heritage and a unique appeal. Among other attractions are the stones Paquió, the Stone of the Apostles and Tumbos.
San Javier, founded in 1691, It constitutes the first Jesuit mission in Chiquitos installed. Baroque style, His church was built between 1749 y 1752, subsequently restored between 1987 y 1993. This beautiful building invites us to travel, enjoying its architecture with carved ornamental columns and drawings in wood with bright yellow tones and coffee. Currently this building is a National Monument and Historic Heritage.
Here, en 1730, the first music school in the region was established for the benefit of community members. Also in San Javier there is a workshop where musical instruments are manufactured harps, violins and other instruments.
San Javier is nestled in a landscape of hills, covered with forests dominated by oil palm, calls cusi, besides being characteristic symbiosis of plants and motacú bibosi . In the surrounding areas abundant flora and forest resources home to a great diversity of fauna is observed.
Currently it is essentially a farming village. Its constitution is rustic with dirt roads and traditional houses that have adobe walls decorated with missional reasons, well shaded galleries with wooden pitchforks, which creates an ideal environment that emphasizes the majesty of missionary set.
In San Javier cultural events are also held that an important part of its appeal, It is that baroque music concerts are organized and Renaissance, element that has given great impetus to tourism in this region.
Let us live the experience of knowing our paradise and enjoy our traditions!