Itaipu Dam, the Largest Power Producer in the World
A special and full of energy visit! The Itaipu dam is the largest power producing plant in the world. In addition to seeing the famous sights of the panoramic tour, you will get a closer look of the details of the power plant, the high architecture of the concrete is reminiscent of cathedrals that make up the 196 meter-high dam.
Touring the Itaipu dam makes for a special and full of energy visit. The first thing you see is the enormity of this structure. It IS known as the largest power producing plant in the world. As you get a closer look of the details of the power plant, you will see similarities in the architecture to a majestic concrete cathedral. The dam is 196 meters high (equivalent to a 65-story building). You will touch and feel the vibration of one of the penstocks, through which pass 700,000 liters of water per second. See the central control room of the power plant, where Brazilian and Paraguayan technicians monitor the energy production for both countries. The full impact of how much energy this plant creates is seen when you reach the shaft of a turbine in full operation, which alone can generate enough energy to power a city with 2.5 million homes.
All these are moments of an extra special and unforgettable visit. Come visit and let Itaipu dam become part of your history.
*For reasons of security in an industrial area, this attraction is restricted to visitors over 14 years old.