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Iguazu Falls, Foz do Iguacu
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From miles away, you'll see mist rising up as the water from Iguazu Falls plunges a height of up to 90 m (295 ft). This total of 275 waterfalls form the largest chain of waterfalls around the globe. To minimize damage to the National Park's environment, you'll board a colorful bus to access the park and view the falls. An elevator allows you to descend to the lower falls where the water meets the pools. Walkways extend out over the falls to viewing platforms overlooking Devil's Throat, with picturesque panoramas all the way to Argentina on a clear day. As you climb a little bit closer to the falls, you'll feel the mist cooling your skin and see butterflies fluttering around the colorful rainbow illusions created by falling water. Use our Foz do Iguacu trip builder to visit Iguazu Falls on your trip to Foz do Iguacu, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Iguazu falls are among the ten most unusual places in the world. Think you need to arrive at least 3-4 days. Day 2 on the side of Argentina (the Devil's Throat by Argentina). to circumvent the falls slowly, they can come close (and their order 275) and each time feel a sense of delight and wonder. Captures the spirit of power and beauty. 1-2 days on the side of Brazil, where panoramic views of the falls and you can fly the helicopter (a large queue, you need to plan, if you like). A MUST SEE!
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  • Beautiful place, a touch of God. Several leisure options, very green and fresh air, wonderful view to photograph, targeted guides, transportation services within the Park, contact with the animals.
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  • Iguazu falls is one of the most beautiful places of Brazil, for sure. You have access to them through the Iguaçu National Park, with input value fair and not expensive. Is very worthwhile. Go with comfortable clothes! On the day I went the weather was great and not raincoat needed near the falls. I visited only the Brazilian side, but say that the Argentine side is also very beautiful! I was in 2012 and it was great! Use other walks within the Park, it's wonderful! One of the best tours in that country.
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  • The most impressive falls I have ever seen. They are just... magnificent. Perfect. The Brazilian side has very nice views, and some short, accessible and fun trails to get close to the water. Every human being should go there at least once in their life. The city does not have a lot of places to go, though, so 3 days are more than enough.
  • The argentinian side is where you can go really close to the devil's throat. You can in fact realize how strong the water is and how magnificent is this place. Definitely a must go.
  • Nothing is left to be written... ok some first hand tips in that case... For best experience visit first the Brazilian side and do the one on the Argentine the next day. Take the train to the devil's in the end for ultimate culmination this fantastic outing to one of the most beautiful place on the face of the earth.
  • Breathtaking sight. A once in a lifetime experience I would recommend to anyone and everyone. It is impressive beyond words!
  • Magnificent...the greatest waterfalls I have seen. Better from the Argentine side. Take the boat into the falls too..