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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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Capturing clean energy is always great news. To see the effort done at Itaipu to make this possible, is truly admirable.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Capturing clean energy is always great news. To see the effort done at Itaipu to make this possible, is truly admirable.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a huge and a beautiful construction that needs to be visited. Before you make a visit to its outside a video is presented telling the story and some numbers for you to compare how big it is.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Where once were the Guaíra Falls, the world's largest in volume, now there is a dam and an artificial lake. I understood that the Brazilian government even dynamited the bedrock of the falls making it impossible to ever restore the original flow of the Parana river. The hydroelectric power plant provides 70% of Paraguay's electricity, though most energy is destined... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice to visit. Interesting to see this great construction. The guided tour is really nice, you come quite close and stop at some nice places for photo.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is an astonishing construction, but not so attractive when the spillways are closed (most part of the time). Yet, it is worth visiting it. What one must bring along when visiting it is a windbreaker, especially if s/he decides to go on the upper floor of the double-decker bus, for the wind may be quite cold at times.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

interesting visit at itaipu , you can see how the fabric works and take a look to brasilian and paraguayan side

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Santo Andre, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a dam. A large river and that´s it. The guide tried to bring facts and interesting information but did not make it much more that this. Maybe if I did the internal visit would be nicer. But if you have a free evening to spend why not. If you miss it, do not feel sorry.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting place to visit for a morning or afternoon - the world's 2nd largest hydroelectric dam! Whilst the Brazilian side has a comprehensive website offering different tours, you can turn up at the Paraguayan side and go on one of their hourly tours for free! The informational video is in Spanish with English subtitles and the staff were very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very interesting place, particularly if you are technically minded. We did the detailed tour, which took us inside the dam. Went into the control room (well, looked in through the glass) as well. It was raining during our visit (and the night before), so the spill way was open, which was great to see. The size of the place... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the panoramic tour since the special one was full. It was still a great experience. It is such a magnificent piece of work... we were amazed to see its length. It was really interesting to learn about the history of it... however the tour left us wanting a little more information about the dam's actual construction. The place... More 

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