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Address: Avenida Tancredo Neves 6702, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85856-970, Brazil
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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Great views

Guided tour was pretty good, very informative and well paced. Views and landscape are beautiful and adds to the fact that it's one of the world's largest engineering works.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Guided tour was pretty good, very informative and well paced. Views and landscape are beautiful and adds to the fact that it's one of the world's largest engineering works.

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evansville, indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took a side trip here and the tourist tour - it is an excellent tour, clean, informative and really quite amazing. I never suspected to be this excited about a Dam Tour, but also enjoyed it as much as Iguazu Falls.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The biggest hydroelectic dam in Brazil, they offer 8 differtent tours for any kind of visitors. For some like the special tour and the night tour you should book in advance mainly during December and January. Very interesting for the kids also.

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Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There was a time when this hydroelectric plant and damn were special ... now, it just seems like an old, outdated structure. The visit is not very interesting, unless you are really into these sort of things.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's really cool to visit this Hydroelectric MASSIVE dam. But just the panoramic tour it's enough. Do not get into the boat tour, it's senseless, it's not BAD but it's just going into the water and coming back. With the panoramic bus and it's explanation it's enough to enjoy the massiveness of the dam and the surroundings. If you can... More 

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Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was impressive: you first see a movie with figures about the dam. Then you get in the bus and drive to various points where you can see the dam. The info is I'm English,Portuguese and Spanish. The tour only takes about 1,5 hours or so, it is easy accessible via bus from the bus terminal. If you are... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

This is intersting because of it's scale..also some good views of the Itaipu lake and the countryside..but it's not a must see..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Amazing project just a 15min drive outside of town. The panoramic visits takes about 2h in addition to the 15min movie at the visitors center. Absolutely worth it if you have the time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

This massive dam, once considered the worlds largest hydro electric dam (Three Gorges Dam in China is now the largest) is a must visit. Very impressive structure and a real treat if the sluice gates are opened (I did not see that). Tour used to be free but now is charged $$) But still you must see this incredible large... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

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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