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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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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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Hydroeltric dam that supplies a major part of the electricity to the area. Quite an impressive facility. With the amount of rainfall they had received the plant was operating at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Minnesota
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hydroeltric dam that supplies a major part of the electricity to the area. Quite an impressive facility. With the amount of rainfall they had received the plant was operating at full compactly when we were there

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Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made the panoramic tour. It was really interesting and we had nice views. The guide had a very good English and he was passionated about his job! Really nice to do with children.

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Portland, Oregon
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the special circuit tour which was well worth the money. If you have even 1% nerd in you then you will find it very interesting as it is the biggest producing dam in the world. The guide was very informed and we were able to split the group into separate ones by language which made it more efficient... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Itaipu isn't the second largest hydroelectric dam in the world. There are short tours for any age that will take you around the outside of the dam. For anyone over 16 years, there is a longer tour of the inside of the dam. Outside tours leave every 30 minutes, but it is best to get there early so you don't... More 

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64 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was definitely my favorite attraction of the city, we took the complete tour that takes you inside, you get a tour guide that gives a good explanation of everything. Honestly when you're inside you just think wow!!! Engineering has taken us very far indeed.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see, want to know a bout green energy this is the place, more then that the size of this is just amazing joint project between Brazil and paraguay

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were privileged to enjoy the technical tour. As a group of engineers, this place was incredible. As a tourist, it was still incredible. It was massive and truly a place to behold. We were given the chance to see the control rooms and to stand on the line between Uruguay and Brazil. As far as amenities, there were plentiful... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing result of the human brain in engineering. A colossus of concrete put the nature power under its needs. The atraction is well organized. Strongly suggest.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This controversial construction championed by the military government of the 70’s is an astonishing piece of engineering. English guides available. The dimensions of this construction are monumental and pictures will not do it justice. There are 2 types of tours: the basic one only tours the outside (bus without AC), where you will see the dam. If you are there... More 

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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ever wonder what it takes to make civilized life possible? Come to this place to better understand electric generation. Very detailed outline of hydroelectric power. I recommend doing the full out tour where you can go into the damn to learn the mechanics of it all. It is an awesome educational experience. Go early as this place can get busy... More 

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