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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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Avenida Tancredo Neves 6702 | Visitors' Reception Center, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85856-970, Brazil
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really one of the most beautiful constructions of humanity... when you see all that technology and tons of concrete its really awesome

Thank Sergio G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the largest energy producer of hydroelectric energy in the world thanks to one of the largest rivers in the world: the Parana River. The tour is made in comfortable buses provided by the managing company if you come to Paraguay - there is...More

Thank DanteMR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The biggest hydro power plant producing electricity in the world deserves a visit. The visit can take one to the depth of the construction, plant control, and amazing sight seeing of the damn and the lake.

Thank ivanios2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend if you are in the area. Make sure to ask for head phones for translation before getting on the bus. I didn’t and could not understand and missed a lot. The bus driver only had 2 sets. The 8 minute movie is available...More

Thank Kathyfm1
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

It's an impressive engineering work. Worth to see it if you are around. You can either go to the Paraguayan side or the Brazilian side.

Thank Veronica E
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Loads of Capybara and Quatis to show jungle life in this huge technological hydroelectric dam. Nice English speaking guide on the bus.

Thank Chriswyc
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Very organized park. Wonderful view of the biggest hydroelectric dam (a maior usina do mundo). Bilingual guides & the panoramic tour was great !

Thank Fabii F
Reviewed 2 June 2018

A very nice and interesting place . Truly one of the New wonders of the world . Unfortunately we had the outside tour not knowing there is an inside tour in the dam .

Thank Jaafoura
Reviewed 26 May 2018

I took the tour that went inside the dam from the Brazil side. It was really interesting to hear about the construction and the daily operations, including a view of the control room. It also includes an audit tour around the outside of the dam....More

Thank Travels4tenS
Reviewed 25 May 2018

The tour is extremely well organized with knowlegable tour guides fluent in several languages. The vehicles are new and extremely clean to make for a relaxed and enjoyable visit.

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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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Kees R
27 October 2016|
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Mani K
27 January 2016|
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Response from 2torontotraveller | Reviewed this property |
Actually I am an engineer that worked in the power industry in Canada. The Special Circuit tour shows you equipment inside the plant. I was surprised that they showed us the control room and I also got to see the turbines... More
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