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Itaipu Hydroelectric Power Plant

Address: Avenida Tancredo Neves, 6702, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 45 3529-2892
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Type: Dams, Landmarks
Owner description: This massive hydroelectric dam, the world's largest, supplies 90% of...
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Type: Dams, Landmarks
Owner description: This massive hydroelectric dam, the world's largest, supplies 90% of Paraguay's energy and 25% of Brazil's.
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Leca da Palmeira, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

I did not get inside the power plant. I did the visit outside and the massive quantity of water is impressive! Is very near of Foz de Iguaçu and you can go by bus!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

if you are in Foz do Iguacu then you should definitely pay a visit to the Itaipu Dam. The sheer size of this engineering feat is truly mindblowing. Do check the schedule before going because tours in English are at fixed times during the day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

Easy parking and very affordable entrance fee makes it worth a visit while in Foz. If engineering is your thing, what they have achieved here is quite amazing. Tour guide spoke good English and was informative through out the tour.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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38 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This is extremely huge and na awesome construction. It is not possible to get close to it, but the bus fair including passage in two countries is Worth the trip. price performance very good

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Grants Pass
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9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Wow .. Breath taking ... try to take in the night show .. "Lighting the Dam" as it is quite awesome to see

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Dunoon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

Was visiting here to do work on the dam's systems .. was given a tour of the facility.. the numbers are astounding.. the size really has to been seen to be believed.as does the history of the build.. Staff are very friendly and the food in the area was great.

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New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

It's an amazing architectural work of art. I'm an engineer, so visiting the power plant was one of my main goals while in Iguaçú. Seeing the monstruous structures was incredible. If you have time during your visit, I recommend it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This is an amazing powerplant and taking the technical guided tour your will be able to see the how works the transformation from water to electric power. Its nice to see two different countries and cultures working together to make light go to two nations and how the powerplant administration care about the nature on their perimeters.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Informative and a salute to the two countries cooperation. Folks interested in engineering should not miss this.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Visited twice. We wanted to do the "full" tour but on the first day we went there was none so we settled for the basic tour by bus. Unfortunately that day was a massively rainy day and very cold and the bus has no window. They proposed we buy plastic covers but for a man my size they barely covered... More 

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