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Things to do in Hernandarias

Best attractions to visit in Hernandarias

1. Itaipu Dam - Hernandarias

Itaipu Dam

Itaipu Dam is a hydroelectric dam that is located on the Paraná River on the border between Paraguay and Brazil. In the local Guarani language the word Itaipu means a sounding stone..The name of the dam was taken from an isle of the same name that existed before the construction of the dam. It represents a bi-national undertaking by the countries of Paraguay and Brazil located north of the Friendship Bridge. The total installed generation capacity of the dam is 14 GW with 20 generating units providing a maximum output of 700 MW each. The project ranges from Ciudad de Este in Paraguay, and Foz do Iguacu in Brazil, in the north to Salto del Guairá and Guairá in the south. This dam was voted as the seven modern Wonders of the World by the American Society of Civil Engineers in 1994 and there are many things to do in Itaipu Dam. A lake was formed near the dam in 1982 when the side canal's gate data were closed. Heavy rain and flooded acted as a catalyst in formation of the lakes. Visitors can visit the Itaipu Dam in Bolivia to enjoy the surrounding scenery. They can have a photo op or enjoy picnicking with family and friends. Overall, a visit to the Itaipu dam is worth a visit when holidaying in either Paraguay or Brazil as visitors can explore many things to do in Itaipu Dam.


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