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Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam

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Largest hydroelectric power plant in the world, Itaipu is the current world record holder in power generation and is considered one of the 7 wonders of modern engineering. Built on the Parana River, the seventh largest river in the world, between...more
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Avenida Tancredo Neves 6702 | Visitors' Reception Center, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85856-970, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Itaipu was the biggest hydroelectric power plant for over 30 years (it is now Three Gorges in China). I work there for over 10 years and it is always a great landscape every time I lay my eyes on the huge wall.

Thank JonasP992
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On my third visit to Iguaçu, I finally took the time to visit the Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam, and I'm just disappointed that I waited so long. We did the "Special" tour that costs a little more, but it was well worth it to get a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the area, you have to visit this monumental work. Very interesting and imposing. Green energy! Excellent tours! Don’t miss it!

Thank Caius P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited this place in September. Weather was very good so views were absolutely great. I personally enjoyed the explanations (in English) and was really impressed by the whole project of the two nations - Brazil and Paraguay.

Thank Orit M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very impressive structure with a very good tourist setup. We did the tour where we went into the dam and control room. The tour was split between Spanish/English very well done.

Thank Dick943
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great tour to visit the Dam. Very well organized. From the main entrance they take you on a bus with three stops.

Thank adela954
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We made a last minute decision to visit the Itaipu Dam on our trip to Foz. Truthfully, we were able to visit the Falls and the Dam on the same day as both could be accomplished in about 3 hours each. The dam is easily...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is a great tour to give you a quick overview of the Hydroelectric dam. It is almost entirely on a bus so it is great even for people with mobility issues. We were the last tour of the day and the sunset was beautiful...More

Thank amgrahek
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

The dam is impressive. There you can feel the nature power and the human one. At the beginning of the tour you’ll understand why this build is so impressive. During the tour you’ll see that it’s not only a story.

Thank felipeperez
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

This immense dam built on the border between Brazil and Paraguay is really impressive. Very well organised tour with very good information.

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CJHLPH
4 September 2018|
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Response from chibiaqui | Property representative |
Hello, CJHLPH, we have two Ibis hotels here: "Hotel Ibis budget Foz do Iguaçu" and "Hotel Ibis Foz do Iguaçu". In wich hotel will you staying?
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Albertgerber
23 July 2018|
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Response from Travels4tenS | Reviewed this property |
I thought the technical tour was interesting and added to the experience of visiting the dam (you get to appreciate more of the power plant aspect in addition to the dam construction). The technical tour lasted about an... More
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Albertgerber
18 April 2018|
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Response from 2torontotraveller | Reviewed this property |
I got the bus number from my hotel front desk along with a map showing the routes. If you have Wifi, the bus routes are also shown on the website of the transit company for Foz do Iguacu.
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