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Iguazu Falls, Iguazu National Park
Categories: Dams, Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
At Iguazu Falls, on the border between Argentina and Brazil, experience the raw power of the Iguazu River as it tumbles off the Paraná Plateau into a deep canyon. The river flows over three sides of the canyon, covering a 2.7 km (1.7 mi) stretch of cliffs. Small islands along the plateau edge divide the river into hundreds of separate waterfalls. The tallest plunge for 82 m (269 ft) into the narrow chasm known as Garganta del Diablo, or the Devil's Throat. Walk out onto the lookout point, several feet above the Devil's Throat. The raging torrent throws spray hundreds of feet into the air, so prepare to get wet. To reach the falls, you must pass through a natural park. A train provides rides from the entrance, but the 30 minute walk often takes less time, as it avoids the lines. Keep an eye out for jaguars, toucans, monkeys, butterflies, and more among the lush scenery. Use our Iguazu National Park vacation route planner to add Iguazu Falls and other attractions to your Iguazu National Park vacation plans.
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todo lo que se haya visto en documentales, no refleja la maravilla de la naturaleza, son imponentes,el rugido del agua,los arco iris permanentes, no hay palabras para describirlaseverything you have seen in documentaries, does not reflect the wonder of nature, they are imposing, the roar of the water, the Rainbow permanent, there are no words to describeshow original
You can see these falls both on the Argentine side and also the |Brazil (spelt Brasil in Portuguese) It is in Puerto Iguazo in Argentina and in Foz Du Iguazo in Brazil. There is more to see on the Arg... read more »
Es el lugar más fantástico del mundo, volvería mil veces a éste lugar, es el mejor lugar para estar con la naturaleza.It is the most fantastic place in the world, thousand times back to this place, it is the best place to be with nature.show original
It's really beautiful, but quite pricey. I think it could be cheaper, even more once everything inside is charged. DON'T FEED THE QUATIS, doesn't matter how cute they are. And respect the queues for the observation decks for photos. Magical place and everyone should go once in life.
Awesome waterfalls, best if seen from both Argentinian and Brazilan sides. Start at Brazilian and then leave the biggest impression for Argentinian side. Compared to some other waterfalls around the globe, these will certainly impress you the most both in size as well as the "power of the water". If having more time, also you can take part in one of the boat trips on the river (a bit bumpy and wet, but very thrilling experience).
This is by far the best waterfalls I've seen so far. It can be a bit touristic depends on season but you can't miss. 2 days are required to properly see the both sides, Argentinian and Brazilian. Garganta del diablo and boat into the falls are a must.
Good network of short walks gets you up close to some of these monster waterfalls. I suggest going early and leave the train ride for later so that you have the walk and view of the falls to yourself
This is truly the greatest waterfall in the world. See if from the Argentina side first! I also flew on heliport helicopter for an amazing end to the trip
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