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a massive human accomplishment

this hydroelectric dam along the Parana river was a joint project between Brazil and Paraguay... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Marion W
Seattle, Washington
Well worth a visit and free on the Paraguayan side!

We visited the Paraguayan side of the Itaipu Dam, which unlike the Brazilian side, is free to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

this hydroelectric dam along the Parana river was a joint project between Brazil and Paraguay - dictators in charge in both countries at the time. Imagine! This is the 2nd largest dam in the world after Three Gorges in China. Itaipu means 'Sounding Stone' in...More

Thank Marion W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Paraguayan side of the Itaipu Dam, which unlike the Brazilian side, is free to visit, including the bus tour. It is fascinating and well worth an hour or so of your life!

Thank travelpassion
Reviewed 3 September 2018

The dam of Itaipu is amazing. The Paraguay side offers free tours along the dam. It is in Spanish, but totally worth going. It is easily reachable by public transport.

Thank boekenwurm88
Reviewed 8 July 2018

First you see a film about the impressive statistics for this dam. Then a free bus tour giving you a general vista area, then across the upper and lower part of the dam (into the Brazilian side, of course, but no visa needed!). Don't miss...More

1  Thank lebelgo
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We were fortunate to see it at night -all lit-up and the next morning we saw it by day. It is a wonder of the modern world, located where most would not imagine that such a tremendous construction project could exist. A model of sustainable,...More

1  Thank ShaneC2113
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

What truely remarkable place. 100% worth visiting. Remember to “check in” at the reception to get a number for the tour busses. Dogs not allowed. Free of charge

Thank 153s_renk
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Very cool to see. The tour is free and kid friendly. The tour was in Spanish, we had a friend translate for us.

2  Thank StephanieR3569
Reviewed 19 April 2017

...no one at the visitor's center knows about a free tour 45-minute long; the panoramic-tour is 36-real.

1  Thank Chopper_G
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This dam is currently the largest operating of its kind in the world and has been declared as one of the 7 modern wonders of the world. The entrance and bus tour are both FREE OF CHARGE and happen about 4 times a day. It...More

2  Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

If you come to Paraguay you have to see the biggest hydroelectric of the world for appreciate the talent human!!! It is amazing!!!

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