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Curiosities you need to know about the Iguaçu River



Curiosities about the Iguaçu River

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Have already thought about traveling through the state of Paraná and know all the small municipalities of the interior.

You should start by Curitiba, the capital of Paraná, which by the way is a very beautiful metropolis, but how about afterwards to know a little more about other sights of the state, that stay a little more inside? Now we are going towards BR 277, which leads to the small towns of the state.

Paraná is known for its many riches, and there are two main attractions that attract tourists. One of them is the Botanic Garden, a large park in the center of the city, which contains many types of plants and beautiful flowers, another rarity of the state are the Iguaçu Falls and the tours in Foz that are inside the National Park of Iguaçu. But have you ever wondered where all that water starts? Or where does the river Iguazu pass?

The Iguaçu River is born from the meeting of the river Iraí and the river Atuba, located in the capital of Paraná (Curitiba) and runs through the east and west of the state until it meets the Paraná River.

To many hidden cities that you probably do not know, thanks to Lake Itaipu and the Iguassu River contains unparalleled natural beauty.

Even though it is considered one of the largest cities in the state, Foz do Iguaçu still does not have a large industrial area or productive area, its main activity is still tourism and because of this, companies invest a lot in this department, besides the Falls, the city with the largest power generator, and thanks to it, today the region has the lake of Itaipu that supplies many municipalities around Foz. Iguazu Falls considered one of the 7 Wonders of Nature, receives more than 1 million tourists a year, which moves the city and neighboring countries, in a very good economic way, the most common are visits on long holidays, or vacations, the rest of the time, many tourists come to work and end up dazzling with the City.

Near Foz do Iguaçu there is a city called Itaipulândia, its main economic activity is the agriculture, after the construction of the hydroelectric plant, the Itaipu dam lake flooded much of the agriculture, with that the fishing became strong there, besides the good vegetation in the region, much of which was not devastated by the amount of water, supplies the region with soy, corn, vegetables and fruits.

In addition, the city has a water park that has been gaining prominence among the paranaenses, considered the largest aquatic park in latin america the Itaipuland Hot Park, it is at 55 km of mouth of the Iguazu, great for visiting with the family, it offers entertainment and lots of fun.

A little further ahead of Foz do Iguaçu, Santa Helena is on the banks of the Itaipu River, known as the "Land of Waters", which after the construction of the dam took a large part of its territory and with only one entrance to the municipality, the rest of the state.

The city has a good tourist area, in addition to the river landscape, we have a river beach with 950 meters of waterfront known as St. Helena's seaside resort, which attracts visitors from all over the state in the summer to various activity with camping and volleyball championships in the sand.

14 are municipalities bordering the Iguaçu National Park, among them is Captain Leônidas Marques, who along the municipality of Nova Prata do Iguaçu owns the Governador José Richa Hydroelectric Power Plant, known as the Salto Caxias hydroelectric plant, built at the end of the Iguaçu River has a capacity to supply a city of 4 million inhabitants.

The banks of the Iguaçu National Park is the municipality of Lindoeste, a small town in the west of Paraná, which is surrounded by natural beauties, the municipality has several rivers, lots of agriculture, and rural products. The best known point is the waterfall of the Goes, natural beauty that is part of the national park, which is worth knowing.

All of these cities are close to Foz do Iguaçu, when visiting the city try to know these munitions and unveil the little of each, if you like history will be enchanted with the legends of the state of Paraná and know more where the great river Iguaçu goes by.

O hotel Tarobá in mouth with Combo Iguassu Tourism can show you some of these places to meet you and offer you adventure, comfort and confidence.

To know more about the prices and a little more about each tour go to the website and check: Combo Iguassu Tourism

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