An important symbol of the region of Foz do Iguaçu is the landmark of the Three of the Frontiers, built to celebrate peace between peoples, inaugurated 20 July 1903 day where it establishes the domain and the territorial limit of Brazil with Argentina and Paraguay.
Located in the Porto Meira neighborhood in Foz, the landmark is an obelisk, completed around 11 years before the political emancipation of the city of Foz do Iguaçu, held in 1914, the scenery is a good memory for those who visit the attraction, and still has with important passages in the history of Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina, mainly the continent.
The landmark of the Three Borders - BR, was built in stone and cement, inaugurated next to the Argentine landmark, in 1903, by a commission of the two countries: the Brazilian under the command of the general Dionísio Cerqueira, and the Argentine one, of the general Garmêndia. The Paraguayan landmark, which lies on the right bank of the Paraná River, rose years later on 26 on January 1961.
Each country has its sculpture with national colors. For the Argentines and Paraguayans, the landmarks are called "Milestones of the Three Frontiers".
In this attraction the visitor is exposed to a technological projection that tells all the details of the rich history of the formation of one of the most enchanting places in the world known as the Iguassu Falls. In space, you sit in comfortable benches to experience a technological reality, with elements that give life to hundreds of historical moments.
The experience enables the visitor to interact with the cultural, historical, political and geological formation in the encounter of this triple border, showing the two rivers, where the first white man passed and where he was known as the pioneer Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, before getting to know Iguazu Falls, one of 7's Wonder of Nature in 1542.
Visiting the Cabeza de Vaca Memorial is to know a little more about the historical relationship between Foz do Iguaçu and the world, with remarkable passages of the expedition of the adventurer Cabeza de Vaca, who was a great Spanish captain led by Guaraní Indians, demarcating the discovery of Foz of Iguaçu, among hundreds of curiosities of the Three Borders.
The Three Borders Landmark of Foz do Iguaçu offers children a playground, fully integrated with the nature and geography of the place. The space allows for a greater experience of play in the Three Borders, besides showing a little of the importance and the stories that the place has. The park provides more entertainment for families visiting the attraction. The toys encourage the practice of physical and motor activities and allow the interaction between children from different places in Brazil and the world.
Cabeza de Vaca Restaurant brings together all that is best in the regional gastronomy of the triple border with an air-conditioned thematic area integrated with nature and the local landscape. The restaurant is also inspired by the Spanish explorer Alvaro Núñez Cabeza de Vaca who in 1542 discovered by accident the Iguazu Falls.
In space, visitors are dazzled by the scenery, gastronomy, climate, companies and energy emanating from rivers, borders and forests.
Do not forget to put the visit to the restaurant on schedule, as you experience more unique experiences in the Three Borders. The establishment has capacity for 180 people with a large structure, an external area with special view of the Iguaçu and Paraná rivers with a magnificent sunset.
All the space is integrated with nature and the local landscape, another interesting point is its architecture that is part of the set of the Marco Settlement Village, which pays homage to the Jesuit Missions.
The house is open daily and offers a delicious gastronomy that is worth knowing.
Service: every day from 16 to 23 hours
Capacity: 180 people
Location: Marco das Três Fronteiras Tourist Complex
Phone: 55 (45) 3521-4116
The light show is a show of holographic projections over a curtain of water that imparts a beauty unequaled to the obelisk of the Three Borders Landmark, even more so with the meeting of the Iguaçu and Paraná rivers providing a unique view. With scheduled time, the show of lights and waters enchants the visitors every day, a magical image is the sunset on Marco, the contrast of the show of the waters with the sun is unique, is worth seeing, in addition to render lots of awesome photos.
In addition to the light show the Marco das Três Fronteiras is the stage of art, local culture and the history of peoples. The attraction also hosts cultural performances from Tuesday to Sunday at 19h30 and 20 hours. In the second, the Three Borders Framework remains open for visitation, but there are no cultural presentations.
The artistic presentations usually begin at 19h30 with the staging of the Minueto (period dance). The Three Borders Show is a tribute to Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina, begins at 20h followed by the Legend of the Falls. If you are looking for reasons to visit Foz do Iguaçu, the triple border will undoubtedly convince you.
Marco's Setting Village is a homage to the Jesuit Missions. Just at the entrance of the attractive, you are faced with the great facade of the village, which gives full access to the attractions. During the walk through the squares it is possible to have a trip in time with the whole history of the place where the Indians lived and the Jesuit priests in the centuries 16 and 17. The projections make an adaptation of the Jesuit Missions in the main points of attraction, international treaties marking the borders of the three countries, the foundation of the city of Foz do Iguaçu. It uses a lot of entertainment, technology, education and arts to hold the attention of visitors in this story. A legal curiosity is that of the 30 Jesuit reductions found in this region of Latin America, seven are in eastern Paraguay and 14 in northern Argentina, near the border with Foz do Iguaçu. The Jesuits and the Guaraní Indians lived in these lands, which today are part of Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. In this territory, they built a social system that integrated more than one hundred thousand people.
Tourist visit: from 14h to 23h.
Box office operation: from 14h to 22h.
Cabeza de Vaca Restaurant: from 16h to 23h
Parking is free - limited time promotion, a safe place with excellent convenience.
The operation is from 14 to 23h.
Av. General Meira, S / N - Jardim Eldorado - Foz do Iguaçu, PR.
If you have doubts about whether you can use bicycles at this attraction, Marco das Três Fronteiras offers a bike rental with 40 parking spaces, it is free, and the structure is located before the attraction entrance, on the left, next to the parking lot. The bicycle rack offers more convenience to visitors.
If you want to bring a souvenir of Three Borders Framework the souvenir shop offers a wide range of personalized items for you to choose from, such as T-shirts, plush dolls, caps, hats, key chains, sculptures, picture frames, stationery, photos, videos and more.
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