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Address: Avenida Tancredo Neves 6702, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85856-970, Brazil
Phone Number: +(55)0800 645 4645
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Itaipu in detail: a special and unforgettable tour through the interior of...

Itaipu in detail: a special and unforgettable tour through the interior of the Plant

A special and full of energy visit: in addition to seeing the famous sights of the Panoramic Tour, you will still get a closer look of the details of the Plant, the architecture of the majestic concrete cathedrals that make up the 196 meters high dam (equivalent to a 65-story building).

                   

                   

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Our son was not old enough for us to go into the powerhouse so we took the panoramic tour on the bus around the grounds. It was still really cool. We drove over around and past... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Sandy Springs, Georgia
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Sandy Springs, Georgia
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our son was not old enough for us to go into the powerhouse so we took the panoramic tour on the bus around the grounds. It was still really cool. We drove over around and past the damn so many times you definitely get a sense for the size. Very cool place!

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Ansonville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great engineering. Sustainable energy. The visit is very well organized, guides speak English. Overall, a great visit, pleasant and educational as well.

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Weinheim, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can go there by bus (3 Reas, but we took a taxi, because we were pretty late. Usually a taxi cost around 40 Real, but we payed 60. On Itaipu there are different tours (Panorama, Eco, technical, etc.) with different Prices. We heard there are also evening tours, but couldn´t find any Information about that. Anyway, on Weekends, there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are visiting the Brazil side of Iguazu falls this is great to do in the morning. Book a special tour online the day before. You get to see all around the dam, including inside one of the turbines. It lasts about 90 minutes. Lots of opportunities for interesting photos. The history of the dam and how it is... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most enjoyable experience I've done! The guides assists you very well, explain all about the dam, they are bilingual or trilingual. The view is amazing. I strongly recommend this trip.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second largest dam in the world. It is free to visit so if you have the time, no reason not to. The videos show the 3 spillover flood gates open, which would be an amazing sight, however I'm guessing they are rarely open, so don't expect to see that. The bus from the visitor center takes you... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to do the 'special' tour and I'm glad we did! We got our own English speaking guide on the bus, and he explained inside and outside of the dam really well. We were amazed by the scale of the dam and by how much we were able to see if the workings. Definitely recommended!

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Hadlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not to be missed if you are into any sort of engineering civil or not. The worlds most powerful hydroelectric plant. We managed to get on a technical tour of the dam and see the workings, the old riverbed inside and understand how Brazil and Paraguay came to build and still run this on a 50:50 basis. Brilliant... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best you can do is to visit the dam in the morning, around 8.30am so that there aren't so many tourist. The visit last around an hour and a half, if you wish you can spend more time at the marina restaurant.. The dam is a great project, you can't miss it!

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Eagle River, AK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the special tour, which goes inside the dam. The tour guides spoke English and were happy to answer questions. We stopped at several places outside for views and photos of the dam, including on the top of the dam, and then went inside to see the control room and the spinning turbine shaft and more. It's a very... More 

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