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La Aripuca

Ruta 12 km 4.5, Puerto Iguazu 3370, Argentina
+54 3757 423488
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Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Orlando, Florida
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74 reviews 74 reviews
21 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

At the very beginning I thought this was a different kind of attraction but after my visit I was totally impressed by the simple way they explain everything about the environment, the ecology, the complete story of the place and more important the trees from the area and the awareness of how to take care of them.Beautiful place and well... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This little tourist spot shows some of the ecological and native diversity. Absolutely amazing rose and pineapple ice cream! There are also some nice regional crafts for sale.

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We were received by a very nice man who explained what we could do inside, the history of the building, We ended eating at the restaurant and had a great surprise!. The souvenir shop is big and worth a look.

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San Jose de Mayo, Uruguay
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We visited this place on our last day at Iguacu, and pleased we did. A really nice setting with heaps of local craft work to browse through and purchase.

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Houston, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
53 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

not a must do for a visitor but if you have some time to spare, this place is ok for a stroll. you get to see indigenous furniture and can look through the souvenirs at the gift shops. it is basically like a small market but then you pay a small fee to enter

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Amazing wooden structures and buildings. We stayed right across the road from this place and didn't realise how impressive it was. Well worth a visit.

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Boston
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

The locals made this huge homage to a tiny game trap. Now it's a huge tourist trap. Literally, the only thing to do here is shop in the three gift shops (there are more gift shops than there are 'attractions' here). Save your money.

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Cordoba, Argentina
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171 reviews 171 reviews
110 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

We thought we would find a lot more. There are three gift shops and that is about all. The entrance fee should not be so high.

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

It was very convenient to my hotel-La Cantera Jungle Lodge-and only 20 pesos to get in. I was met by a guide who explained everything to me and then left me to explore on my own. It was very interesting and I enjoyed my visit.

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Torrance
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

A great place to learn a bit about the local customs and their building practices. Enjoyed touring the location and they had great hand crafted products available on site.

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