Represa Hidroelectrica Itaipu Binacional, Ciudad Del Este

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. To visit Represa Hidroelectrica Itaipu Binacional and other attractions in Ciudad Del Este, use our Ciudad Del Este trip planner .
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  • The plant that is part of Brazil and Paraguay is a milestone in the history of the two countries. His visitation is indispensable for the tourist. A work that deserves to be visited by your magnificence.
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  • The Itaipu Dam has an excellent structure for people having trouble getting around, getting all the way.
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  • Visit very instructive. Several interesting points. Strongly recommend. We were fortunate to visit the tour with the overflows open.
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