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Itaipu Dam

Vista panorâmica da barragem da Usina de Itaipu, em Foz do Iguaçu

The greatness of a historic feat of human construction is that the immersion experience of knowing Itaipu Dam allows. Feel small in front of a gigantic engineering project, which can be admired up close, is part of this tour.

The Itaipu Hydroelectric Plant is recognized as one of the greatest works of modern engineering, the largest hydroelectric power plant in production in the world, and for a long time, was also the largest in size. A monumental building which today is one of the main attractions of Foz do Iguaçu, with an organized tour service that includes several options of tours in the areas of engineering, technology, nature and history of the region.

How is the tour

The “Panoramic Tour (Visita Panorâmica)” is the traditional tour of the plant, and begins at the Visitor Center with a movie shown in a theater that tells the story of the construction of the dam, and a bit of current job of Itaipu. After the projection, visitors are bussed for two observation viewpoints, allowing different points of view of construction, and the tour ends passing by, and over the dam when there is also the view of Itaipu Lake.


– The Itaipu power plant is an active power generation
– Observe the safety rules
– Wear comfortable clothing
– The “Panoramic tour” lasts approximately 2 hours

Additional Information

Official site: www.turismoitaipu.com.br/
Official Facebook: facebook.com/turismoitaipu
Official Twitter: @turismoitaipu

Address: Avenida Tancredo Neves, 6731 – Foz do Iguaçu/PR