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Iguazu Falls, Argentina - Brazil

From series “Greatest Waterfalls on Earth”
Height: 82 m. Width: 4000 m.

Iguazu National Park is well known to the visitors of Brazil and Argentina. This natural reserve is divided into two parts and lies on the territory of both countries. A complex of waterfalls of the same name is located in the heart of the reserve which is also considered the property of the two countries and is one of the natural attractions of world importance. The waterfall is about 82 meters high only while the total width of the complex is striking, it reaches 4000 meters.

Iguazu Falls, Argentina - Brazil According to the scientists, the waterfall was formed on the river Iguazu after a major volcanic eruption. The waterfalls reach their maximum activity during the rainy season. At this time the visitors of the National Park can appreciate the whole complex of waterfalls with a number of identified objects. The most famous fall is Gargantua del Diablo whose name can be translated as "the Devil's Throat." Widescale complex of waterfalls forms an incredibly beautiful and harmonious area with many islands. Numerous viewing platforms have been built for observing and admiring this natural attraction.

The whole complex has 275 waterfalls each of which is unique and interesting. Over the past few years the system of pathways and podiums has been improved so today the visitors of the National Park have the opportunity to appreciate the beauty and irreproachable appearance of Iguazu Falls from a variety of foreshortenings. Travellers who visit Brazil will be able to enjoy a bird’s-eye-view of the area during their helicopter trips. But in Argentina such trips are under a ban nowadays. Next - Victoria Falls

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Iguazu Falls - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Bb' located in 21 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Avis Alquiler de Autos - Iguazú Aeropuerto' is located in 5.82 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Estación de Servicio' in 15 km
Supermarket: 'Fox' in 17 km
Parking: 'Estacionamiento Buses Cataratas' in 2.13 km
Apotheek: 'Botica Ouro Preto' in 21 km
Police station: 'Comisaría 1º' in 17 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Porto Canoas Restaurant' in 0.39 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Cataratas Del Iguazu Airport IGR - in 6 km
 »  Foz do Iguacu Airport IGU - in 12 km
 »  Guarani International Airport AGT - in 48 km

Best hotels near Iguazu Falls

Sheraton Iguazu Resort & SPA

Located in 1 km from Iguazu Falls
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Rooms: 176
Soberly decorated, rooms at Sheraton Iguazu Resort & SPA feature large private balconies. Some of them overlook the waterfalls, and some others enjoy … More: photo, rates and booking
Orquideas Palace Hotel & Cabañas

Located in 13 km from Iguazu Falls
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Rooms: 71
The rooms at Orquideas Palace Hotel & Cabanas are stylishly furnished and are of varying sizes. Each one has satellite TV, a mini bar and seating … More: photo, rates and booking
Yvy Hotel de Selva

Located in 14 km from Iguazu Falls
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Rooms: 19
Yvy Hotel de Selva has comfortable rooms with flat-screen TVs, safety deposit boxes and private bathrooms with showers. The on-site Mua Restaurant … More: photo, rates and booking
Raices Apart Hotel

Located in 15 km from Iguazu Falls
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Rooms: 1
Decorated with exposed brick walls, rooms at Raices Apart feature heating and afford garden views. All of them have private bathrooms. A continental … More: photo, rates and booking

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