Triple Frontier: Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay
The region of Foz do Iguaçu is known as “Triple Frontier” because it presents a geopolitical characteristic of borders, which is present in few places in the world. In Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina make a triple frontier, with border cities.
The three countries meet at the same point, the mouth of the Iguaçu River. In this place is located the 3 Borders Landmark, one of the most historically important tourist attractions of the region: in each country there is a landmark that represents the encounter and the proximity between the nations.
Although Foz do Iguaçu is not the only triple frontier in the world, it is one of the most peculiar because it is a tourist region, and because of the proximity of the cities in each country, since Foz do Iguaçu, Puerto Iguazu and Ciudad del Este are only a few kilometers of the border.
In this way, the integration of the region is quite visible, there is a cultural, economic and social exchange between the 3 cities that make the environment dynamic and interesting as a life experience. It is common to use currencies from other countries in the cities, just as there is the custom of hearing different accents of the Spanish and person speaking Guarani through the streets.
Visiting Foz do Iguaçu is an opportunity for exchanges, cultural and geopolitical knowledge. Tourism benefits from this condition since the tourist can meet 3 countries in the same day. Have you considered coffee in Paraguay, lunch in Brazil and dinner in Argentina?