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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  • The grandeur of the world's largest hydroelectric plant, responsible for the supply of hundreds of cities of Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina, which buys surplus energy from Paraguay in free ride if done by the Paraguayan side, in Hernandarias.
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  • Is a must to meet Itaipu. In addition to the site being very cool and organized is the size of the plant, it's all enormous, difficult to grasp such a dimension.
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  • The place seems interesting if you do not touch the guide that I play. When do the unique micro-drop, the Guide stayed to one side and explain a few since I just hope people make photos. In the rest of the tour in the micro explained without microphone so that we were sitting back did not hear anything. Video showed us no. The brochure that pedi to learn what the guide not I taught, was full of Earth and not says nothing. Place interesting to see if and when you touch a good guide, a penalty not has been so.
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