Things to do for Budget Travelers in Paraguay
- 22 reviews
The remains of the catholic mission are very impressive. The size of the structures and what the mission must have looked like before the priests were kicked out of Paraguay, Bolivia, and Argentina is hard to imagine. It is definitely a must see, especially for those who are interested in colonial history
- 41 review
The bridge that divides Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, and Ciudad del Este, Paraguay. The Friendship Bridge, ha! That's a misnomer if there ever was one. There is nothing very friendly about this bridge, there's no love lost between these 2 countries, for the most part. Between the customs and immigration checkpoints, amid the sea of humanity (both pedestrian and car ...
- 51 review
At the time it was built it was the World's largest hydroelectric dam. It is in Ciudad del Este, which is an easy day trip from Iguazu. You can take a free tour of the facilities, which is pretty interesting. It isn't the most exciting place, but if you are already visiting Iguazu Falls this isn't a bad day trip.
- 61 review
The second longest river in South America, taken walking across the Friendship Bridge. The Iguaçu Falls area is shared by 3 countries: Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. As luck has it, Paraguay (already a poor country compared to the other two) has no part of the Iguaçu Falls, they miss out on all the tourist money. What they have is half ...Popular withBackpackers
- 72 reviews
These yellow mototaxis are the most convenient way to cross between Foz do Iguaçu and Ciudad del Este. They're literally everywhere on both sides of the border, you just flag one and, for 5 reais, the driver will hand you a helmet (they hand it to you, wear it, don't try to be cute, I saw 2 Aussie kids refuse, ...