Represa Hidroelectrica Itaipu Binacional, Ciudad Del Este

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See a feat of engineering that stands in testament to the collaboration of two neighboring countries at Represa Hidroelectrica Itaipu Binacional, one of the world's largest hydroelectric dams. This Parana River dam was completed in 1984 as a joint venture by Paraguay and Brazil. Visits to the facility include a guided tour of the structure, with explanations of its history, use, and importance. In 1994, the enormous and effective structure was named one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers, and has even had a piece of music written in its honor by acclaimed American composer Philip Glass. Work out when and for how long to visit Represa Hidroelectrica Itaipu Binacional and other Ciudad Del Este attractions using our handy Ciudad Del Este holiday planner.
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  • Organized tour, with guides who really know how to explain the whole operation, answering various questions.
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  • Very good site! It's worth taking a little of your time to get to know this project pharaonic. As good as the ride to the falls.
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  • We went with the family to teach him my children what the man can do... kids were impressed of the size of the place. Being one of the largest dams in the world, can not miss is if one is in the Region!
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