The Natural Heritage of Humankind
This national park has 275 falls, including one over 270 feet high
When to Travel?
All year long - Footbridges, Panoramic lifts and Ecological Trails
Where is It?
Where the countries of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay come together
Located where the countries of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay come together, The Iguassu National Park encompasses a very large area. It became a national park in 1939 and in 1986, it was declared a Natural Heritage of Humankind. This national park has 275 falls, one of them, the Devil’s Throat is over 270 feet high and it is the most impressive.
On the Brazilian side, footbridges, the panoramic lift, ecological trails with several outlooks allow you to get closer to the exuberant landscape. There are about 200 kinds of wild animals in the park, which is one of the largest Biological Reserves of South America.
On the Argentine side, also footbridges allow visitors to admire Devil’s Throat within 60 feet distance. The Iguassu National Park in Argentina shares the same ecosystem of tropical and subtropical forests with Brazil.
What To Do
Boat safaris enables visitors to get very close to the falls but be prepared to get wet. Itaipu the world’s largest hydroelectric power can be visited from Monday to Saturday 8am to 4pm
Missions, Indian Villages and Promenades
The Remains of the missions in Paraguay and Argentina represent the Priest Jesus Company in the centuries XVII and XVIII. The Jesuits developed remarkable arts, science and astronomy. The most important Jesuit remains to be visited are San Ignacio, Candelaria, Santa Ana, Loretto and Santa Rosa in Argentina. San Ignacio, Guazu, Santa Maria da Fe, Santa Rosa, Santiago, San Cosme and Damian, Trinidad and Jesus in Paraguay. All of them located within 160 miles from Foz do Iguassu. Several Guarani Indian villages can also be visited in Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. San Ignacio Mission Ruins across the border in Paraguay. Foz do Iguassu also offers two Casinos located across the boarder 15 minutes from Downtown in Puerto Iguazu in Argentina and in Cuidad del Este in the Paraguay side.
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