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Represa Hidroelectrica Itaipu Binacional

Supercarretera Itaipu, entrada a la ciudad de Hernandarias, Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay
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amazing engineering!

Very cool to see. The tour is free and kid friendly. The tour was in Spanish, we had a friend... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Stephanie R
No "Free" short-tour...

...no one at the visitor's center knows about a free tour 45-minute long; the panoramic-tour is... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Chopper_G
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“dam tour” (2 reviews)
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Supercarretera Itaipu, entrada a la ciudad de Hernandarias, Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Very cool to see. The tour is free and kid friendly. The tour was in Spanish, we had a friend translate for us.

2  Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 19 April 2017

...no one at the visitor's center knows about a free tour 45-minute long; the panoramic-tour is 36-real.

1  Thank Chopper_G
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This dam is currently the largest operating of its kind in the world and has been declared as one of the 7 modern wonders of the world. The entrance and bus tour are both FREE OF CHARGE and happen about 4 times a day. It...More

1  Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

If you come to Paraguay you have to see the biggest hydroelectric of the world for appreciate the talent human!!! It is amazing!!!

Thank Lizibarra
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We took the free 45 minute bus tour. Everything was clean and very well organized. English was spoken by some of the employees. Everyone conducted themselves professionally. Allow lots of time to take the 2.5 hour tour ( $ ) that gives you an in...More

Thank C J
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Impressive site. Had a visit on the bus with a really good lady guide who explained in Spanish, Portuguese and English. Had three stops and a chance to take pictures and have a cooling drink. Absolutely amazing history behind it and out of this world...More

Thank Goragaia
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

It's a nice and easy half day trip. The dam tour itself is free and they obviously put a lot of money into the tourist center. There's a movie theatre for an introduction and even the water displays outside are unique. The dam tour isn't...More

Thank Tracy & Richard o
Reviewed 28 November 2016

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...More

1  Thank Robert937
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This tour is FREE. Foreigners need to bring their passport along. Once they finish registering you, you willl be loaded in a bus to visit the dam. There's illumination of the dam every Fridays & Saturdays, also free. I don't remember the what time the...More

Thank Kunbi A
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We did the technical tour of Itaipu which takes you down to the foundation of the dam and into the main powerhouse. The size of the place is mind-boggling with the powerhouse over a kilometre long and twenty enormouse turbo-generators. The form of construction of...More

1  Thank Rick F
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