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About Foz do Iguazu

Foz do Iguaçu is the Brazilian city located in the south of Brazil. The city's population is approximately 264,044 inhabitants. Is the third international tourist destination in the country so it’s main income sources are the tourism and the electricity production. The city has an average temperature of 20.4º

The Iguazu Falls, since 1966, are one of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World and separate Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay.

  • Places to visit in Foz do Iguazu

    Itaipu dam

    The Itaipu Dam (Portuguese: Barragem de Itaipu, Spanish: Represa de Itaipú; Portuguese pronunciation: [itɐjˈpu], locally [ita.iˈpu], Spanish pronunciation: [itaiˈpu]) is a hydroelectric dam on the Paraná River located on the border between Brazil and Paraguay. The construction of the dam was first contested by Argentina, but the negotiations and resolution of the dispute ended up setting the basis for Argentine-Brazilian integration later on.

    The name "Itaipu" was taken from an isle that existed near the construction site. In the Guarani language, Itaipu means "the sounding stone". The Itaipu Dam's hydroelectric power plant produced the most energy of any in the world as of 2016, setting a new world record of 103,098,366 megawatt hours (MWh), and surpassed the Three Gorges Dam plant in 2016 and 2015 in energy production. Completed in 1984, it is a binational undertaking run by Brazil and Paraguay at the border between the two countries, 15 km (9.3 mi) north of the Friendship Bridge. The project ranges from Foz do Iguaçu, in Brazil, and Ciudad del Este in Paraguay, in the south to Guaíra and Salto del Guairá in the north. The installed generation capacity of the plant is 14 GW, with 20 generating units providing 700 MW each with a hydraulic design head of 118 metres (387 ft). In 2016, the plant employed 3038 workers.[5]

    Of the twenty generator units currently installed, ten generate at 50 Hz for Paraguay and ten generate at 60 Hz for Brazil. Since the output capacity of the Paraguayan generators far exceeds the load in Paraguay, most of their production is exported directly to the Brazilian side, from where two 600 kV HVDC lines, each approximately 800 kilometres (500 mi) long, carry the majority of the energy to the São Paulo/Rio de Janeiro region where the terminal equipment converts the power to 60 Hz.

  • Bird park

    El Parque das Aves, park of birds, is an opportunity to be in contact with a huge variety of birds from all around the world, during the walk people can be in contact with nature and Knowledge. The Bird Park is one of the largest bird parks in Latin America; in addition to the exhibition of the specimens, it develops projects of conservation and procreation of some species.

  • Three Borders Landmark

    The new Three-Border Landmark can now be considered as one of the most beautiful and important places in the city of Foz do Iguaçu, where Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay.

  • Buddhist Temple

    The Buddhist temple is located in a high region of the city where you can get a view of the center of Foz do Iguaçu and Ciudad del Este (Paraguay). The beauty of the place allows for a closer contact with Buddhist philosophy, and a moment of peace during the journey. The site was built in 1996 and today, in the temple grounds there are more than 120 statues, each with its meaning. The most outstanding aspect is a Buddha statue with 7 meters in height, and a temple that creates a very special atmosphere for the site.

  • Ecomuseum

    A visit to the Ecomuseum is a historical and educational experience to complement your visit to the city of Foz do Iguaçu. The museum has a fixed exhibition, which depicts the history of the Itaipu dam, and part of the social and ecological history of the area through pictures, panels, historical pieces and interactive models, and is divided in thematic blocks

  • Iguazú Falls

    Visiting the Iguaçu Falls is an experience of immersion in nature with trails in the forest and the imminent proximity of the immensity of the Iguaçu River Falls.

    Iguaçu Falls annually receive more than 1 million visitors, being recognized around the world for its beauty. Located inside the Iguaçu National Park, on the border between Brazil and Argentina (in the cities of Foz do Iguaçu and Puerto Iguaçu), it has a structure qualified to receive tourists with visitors center, parking, hotel, restaurant, internal bus , additional rides, souvenir shop and food court.

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