Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Iguazu Falls

Top 10 Must-See Travel Destinations

Iguazu Falls in Argentina is one of the world's most striking waterfalls

MISIONES PROVINCE, ARGENTINA

Iguazú Falls

Iguazú National Park, situated on the international border of Argentina and Brazil, features one of the world’s most striking natural wonders. Iguazú Falls offers a misty and majestic realm of rushing, roaring water with rainbows adorning the cascades, which stretch for nearly 2 miles. Experience this marvel up close from one of the wooden walkways that stretch out over the river, and be sure to take in the spectacular vista from the giant balcony of the "Devil's Throat." According to ancient myths, a jealous god slashed the Iguazú River (meaning “great water”) in two, creating falls as high as 269 feet. The UNESCO site is bordered by its sister park Iguaçu in Brazil, and the falls are surrounded by the lush Misiones rainforest, so don’t be surprised to see tropical birds flitting about as they search for fish in quieter waters.

Plan your Iguazú Falls excursion at the Argentina Ministry of Tourism's official website


Intro 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

 



< Previous | Next >


Related Content:

Argentina Travel Guide

Brazil Travel Guide

Belmond Hotel das Cataratas


Photo courtesy of Argentinean Tourist Office

PSG101513
UJC1616


GAYOT has searched countries from the East to the West compiling a list of the Top 10 Must-See Destinations you have to visit before you die!
For the perfect honeymoon or anniversary celebration, see GAYOT's Top 10 Romantic Destinations Worldwide. From exotic locales to charming towns, these places will make you fall in love all over again.