See a feat of engineering that stands in testament to the collaboration of two neighboring countries at PRESA DE ITAIPU, one of the world's largest hydroelectric dams. This Parana River dam was completed in 1984 as a joint venture by Paraguay and Brazil. Visits to the facility include a guided tour of the structure, with explanations of its history, use, and importance. In 1994, the enormous and effective structure was named one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers, and has even had a piece of music written in its honor by acclaimed American composer Philip Glass. To visit PRESA DE ITAIPU and other attractions in Ciudad Del Este, use our Ciudad Del Este trip planner .
PRESA DE ITAIPU Reviews
Recebemos a indicação da Agatha na Agência A3 do Hotel Carimã e achei que o passeio seria o mais sem graça em Foz do Iguaçu, porém me surpreendi. A visita é muito legal e a paisagem daquela obra monum... more »We received agatha's nomination at Agência A3 of the Hotel Carimã and thought that the tour would be the most dull in Foz do Iguaçu, but I was surprised. The visit is very cool and the landscape of that monumental work with the nature that surrounds it is fantastic. I'm definitely recommending it.
Una buena opción para excursión corta y no lejos... la visita panorámica hicimos porque viajamos con un niño muy buena, impactante ver la represa, todo muy ordenado, limpio y organizado. Vale la pena ... more »A good choice for short excursion and not far away from... the panoramic visit we did because we traveled with a very good, shocking to see the dam, all very neat, clean and organized. It's worth going
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