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Address: Avenida Tancredo Neves, 6702, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 45 3529-2892
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Description: This massive hydroelectric dam, the world's largest, supplies 90% of...
This massive hydroelectric dam, the world's largest, supplies 90% of Paraguay's energy and 25% of Brazil's.
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A magnificent example of engineering

Like it or not, there is no doubt that the Itaipu Dam is an magnificent example of modern engineering. No matter how many pictures you'll see, the only way to get a real idea of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Like it or not, there is no doubt that the Itaipu Dam is an magnificent example of modern engineering. No matter how many pictures you'll see, the only way to get a real idea of its epic proportions is to see it with your eyes. The tour is well organize and lasts about half day. It starts with an introduction... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Couldn't visit the inside because of our schedule but it's impressive. And the tour shows you also the lake and tells you about how everything was built. It's 100% a must

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

If you want know the world biggest hydroelectric dam you have to go there. However they shows only technical thinks and some issues about the environmental impact after the hydroelectric. Is a good think to do in a half day plan.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Giant dam with interesting tours. Great example of ecofriendly energy generation. Staff are multilingual and well-informed. There is a boat trip available during the bus tour around the site. Good fun

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Very educational tour- the most interesting part for me was starting the tour in one country (Brazil) and then crossing over to Uruguay. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Itaipu Dam has been listed as one of the seven modern wonders of the world by the American Society of Engineers. The hydroelectric plant produces 80% of all of Paraguay's energy needs and 15% of Brazil's. The plant's output was eclipsed by China's Three Gorges Dam for the first time in 2014. Took the very technical tour (limited to a... More 

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Maracaibo, Venezuela
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Our tour guide took us to the Itaipu dam (Falls Vision) and waited for us there until we finished (about 2 hrs). We did the basic tour around the dam: First we saw a short movie about it and then took the bus (it had a roof on the top which I really appreciated!), our guide Jessica was quite knowledgeable... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

It was awesome to see that huge work made by man. It is a beautiful tour that takes you to both side of Brazil and Paraguay. To learn how they built one of the world Biggest Dam. Itaipu used to be the number one in size, but today is number two and still very impressed. Also to learn about the... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We had a very nice stay at Itaipu. The staff was very nice and had a lot of knowledge about the dam, the history and the functions. I can highly recommend the Special Tour. You have the same trip like the Panoramic Tour, but you can also go inside the dam, and that's the most interesting part. You can see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

It is awesome to hear about the building of the dam, but it is infinitely better to see it with your own eyes. This is a must-see in Brazil. The place is very well organized, the people are friendly, and the whole thing is spectacular! If you have a couple of hours, do the special tour, that goes to the... More 

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