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Iguazu Falls

Listed under Waterfalls in Mesopotamia, Argentina.

  • Photo of Iguazu Falls
  • Photo of Iguazu Falls
  • Photo of Iguazu Falls
  • Photo of Iguazu Falls
  • Photo of Iguazu Falls
  • Photo of Iguazu Falls
  • Photo of Iguazu Falls
  • Photo of Iguazu Falls
Photo of Iguazu Falls
Photo by Sherry Ott
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Iguazu Falls stretches 3 kms on the border between Brazil and Argentina. Taller than Niagara Falls, and four times as wide with 275 cascades spread in a horsehoe shape over nearly two miles of the Iguazu River, the Iguazu Falls churn up over 450,000 cubic feet of water per second in the rainy season, between December and February. Out of season it can be far less impressive.

The best views of Iguazu Falls are to be had from the Brazilian side, though you can get closer to the Falls - if you can handle the deafening thunderous noise - on the Argentine side. The semi-circular Devil's Throat is the most impressive section.

Written by  James Dunford Wood.

Other expert and press reviews

“Iguazu Falls Argentina in Photos”

The falls are in a national park and an entry ticket (130 pesos) is required to get in.  Made up of 275 cascades spanning a distance of 2 mi/3 km and rising up to 300 ft/90 m high, it’s said to be one of the most impressive sights in the wor… Read more...

Written by  Sherry Ott. Read more on Ottsworld

“Iguaçu National Park”

'The park shares with Iguazú National Park in Argentina one of the world’s largest and most impressive waterfalls, extending over some 2,700 m. It is home to many rare and endangered species of flora and fauna, among them the giant otter and the giant a… Read more...

Written by press. UNESCO

“Bonita by Nature”

Iguazu Falls is an absolute must for the tourists who are now flocking to Argentina in record numbers. Read more...

Written by press. The Guardian 1 February 2006

“The Iguazu Falls”

If you like me have spent 25 years exploring the unknown and known parts of our world, you expect that you´ve seen everything when it comes to beauty. But nothing prepared me for the Iguazu Falls and I can only imagine the shock that the first non-india… Read more...

“Powerful and unforgettable!!!”

Who wouldn't be amazed by 275 water falls? The beauty and power is unforgettable and so is the pathways they have created around those falls, making it really accessible - and up close too. It's really well arranged. Do NOT miss the opportunity to go … Read more...

Written by  Lifecruiser Travel.

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