The largest production hydroelectric plant and the only binational in the world, Itaipu Binacional is 12 km from Foz do Iguaçu downtown. The name itaipu (Indigenous language) means the sounding stone.
You can enjoy in the Itaipu Tourist Complex a lot of attractions and observe this great engineering work closely. Such as: pictures museum, historical pieces and interactive models, electric vehicle test drive, trails in the middle of the local forest for native plants and animals observation.
In the Special Circuit, you go through the main points of the dam and know the interior of the dam. The tour has trilingual guides, special bus with water on board and it is allowed photos and filming.
Do not miss the Astronomy Hub where you can check miniatures exhibitions, telescopes, planets prototypes and virtual sky that simulates the observer view in any latitude of the world.
You can find a souvenir and handicrafts stores at the Visitor Center.
Avenida Tancredo Neves, 6702 - Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná