I did the special tour at Itaipu and thought it was worth it. Only go to Itaipu if you have planned to stay one full day on the Argentine falls and at least half a day on the... read more
Largest hydroelectric power plant in the world, Itaipu is the current world...
Largest hydroelectric power plant in the world, Itaipu is the current world record holder in power generation and is considered one of the 7 wonders of modern engineering.
Built on the Parana River, the seventh largest river in the world, between Brazil and Paraguay, it is 8 km wide, has a maximum height of 196 m and a lake of 1350 km².
Itaipu enchants not only for the dimensions and technical aspects, but also for being a vanguard in sustainability and tourism, with several options of visits, from the classic Panoramic Tour and the award-winning Special Tour, that leads to the interior of the plant, to boat trips on the lake and night tours of the plant.
Visiting Itaipu is to know, closely, what human capacity can accomplish.