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Address: Avenida Tancredo Neves 6702, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85856-970, Brazil
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+(55)0800 645 4645
08:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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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The Itaipu Dam is an incredibly large manmade construction on the border of Brazil and Paraguay, just an hour from Iguazu Argentina. From upclose you can see with your own eyes... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Pieter D
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Itaipu Dam is an incredibly large manmade construction on the border of Brazil and Paraguay, just an hour from Iguazu Argentina. From upclose you can see with your own eyes how the dam functions. The tour guides are ever so friendly and knowledgeable. Go there if you want to see a modern world wonder. Take the special tour and... More 

Thank Pieter D
Florianopolis, SC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Itaipu Dam has plenty of attractions. If you want to visit the internal part of the Dam, don't forget to bring pants and dress shoes. Kids under 14 are not allowed to get into the internal part. The external part visit also worths the visit. It is done all by bus and there is a guide explaining details of the... More 

Thank Leogarin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Marcio A
evansville, indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank corndoc
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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.

Thank Sibelle B
Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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 18 December 2016 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 

Thank Gonzalo S
Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 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 

Thank François V
Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 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..

Thank StrunkundWhite
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 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.

Thank DCalexandre

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