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Iguazu Falls - Brazilian side

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A popular saying states that, in the Iguazu Falls show, the stage is on the Argentine side while the Brazilian side has the privileged audience.

Without doubt, the panoramic view of the Falls obtained from the Brazilian side is excellent. From the viewpoints and catwalks of Parque Nacional do Iguacu you can see a view of almost all the waterfalls, besides an impressive approach to the Garganta del Diablo (Devil’s Throat).

From the Brazilian side there is a single one-way catwalk that can be walked without difficulty. This ends in the viewpoint of the Garganta del Diablo, and you can then access the parking lot and bus stop by an panoramic lift.

Opening visit hours for Iguaçu National Park (Brazil):

Summer: everyday from 9 am to 5 pm (April 1st to September 30).

Winter: everyday from 9 am to 6 pm (October 1st to March 31).

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Iguazu Falls Brazil Side

Useful tips:

Falls on the Brazilian side are located 28 km. from the city of Foz do Iguacu, from where you can reach the Park with your own transportation, private tours or public buses (which have many frequencies per hour).

You will access the park through the Visitor Centre located outside the reserve with 108,000 m2 of land, a 4,000 m2 building and a 50,000 m2 parking with a capacity for 170 buses and 20,676 vans and small vehicles. The Visitors Center has two platforms (internal and external) for ascent and descent of visitors.

Visitors are then transported to the park in modern panoramic double deck buses (8 with a capacity of 72 passengers). The top of the busses is open to allow visitors a greater interaction with the environment and a wider view of the fauna and flora along the route to the Iguazu Falls.

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Iguazu Falls Brazil

More attractions in Iguazu National Park (Brazil):

Falls Trail:

The access trails to the Falls start in front of the Hotel das Cataratas and extend 1,200 meters on the right bank of the Iguacu River.

Along the way, you will see different angles of the waterfalls up to the catwalks that lead visitors until very near the Garganta del Diablo (Devil's Throat). As if facing a great orchestra, visitors are astonished by the music coming from the waters and discover the privilege of witnessing this majestic show of nature.

Black Hole Trail:

A trail of 9 km, by foot or bike, visited with bilingual guides as they appreciate the fauna and flora of Iguaçu National Park. Duration: half day with tours every hour.

Banana Trail:

Two kilometers visited with bilingual guides, pasting ponds where you will see aquatic birds. Length: 2:30 hours with departures every 30 minutes.
For more information, visit:

Iguacu National Park (Brazil) http://www.cataratasdoiguacu.com.br

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