Salto Grande Hydroelectric Dam, Concordia
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Marvel at the modern technology and engineering of Salto Grande Hydroelectric Dam, a large dam that provides over 70 percent of Uruguay's energy and 10 percent of Argentina's. Built under the auspices of a historically important cooperation by the two nations, the dam straddles the Uruguay River between Salto and Concordia, and represents the first undertaking of its kind in Latin America. A guided tour from a knowledgeable docent gives insight into the structural ingenuities of engineering employed here, and as well as the dam's crucial role for both nations' infrastructures. Plan to see Salto Grande Hydroelectric Dam and other attractions that appeal to you using our Concordia tour planner.
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  • Very good guided tour to the Central hidroelectrica... good info by the Guide, bus with good audio... .recomendable... find out before the visit the outputs of the bus schedules
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  • If you are going to travel to Salto - Uruguay, is interesting to stop at the Salto Grande hydroelectric dam. You can do a guided tour to the gates, and amazing are the turbines and power generators. It is fortunate to be able to see it in operation!
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  • Impeccable. Museum, explanatory video, and excursion in micro to traverse the dam so much from the outside as in. Very good guide (Julieta). It's free! For all types of public, children and big.
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