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  • Address: Av General Meira, Porto Meira, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
  • Hours: Open daily 8am - 6pm

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Three Borders Landmark Tours

Iguassu Falls are famously shared between three nations: Brazil, Argentina and tiny Paraguay (which doesn't actually claim any part of the primary falls, only the rivers). Though the actual Tripitarte, or triple border, lies unmarked at the deepest part of the confluence of the Iguazu and Parana rivers, all three nations have erected monuments—built around obelisks painted patriotically with the colors of their respective flags—overlooking the spot.

Originally erected in 1903, the memorials are built around three simple cement obelisks, painted in the patriotic colors of the three respective flags. The view is nice, and all three monuments are surrounded with vendors selling snacks and souvenirs. The Argentine landmark has the distinction of being the easiest to visit, a pleasant walk from the city center along the riverfront.

Brazil's Hito Tres Fronteras (Three Borders Landmark) was originally erected on July 20, 1903, overlooking the pretty scene and international bridges. Though it sits on the outskirts of Foz de Iguacu city, it does bring in tourists, as well as vendors selling souvenirs and snacks. Next door, the Space of the Americas tourist complex offers meals and views in more relaxed environs.

Practical Info

The Brazilian monument is located 6km (4mi) from the city center; you can catch colectivos, but it's safer and easier to take a taxi or tour. While most operators recommend visiting landmark around sunset, be aware that this neighborhood can be a bit sketchy after dark. The obelisk on the Argentine side is much more accessible.

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Landmark of the Three Frontiers and Iguassu Falls Admission Tickets, Foz do Iguacu, null
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Landmark of the Three Frontiers and Iguassu Falls Admission Tickets

Visit the Iguaçu Falls, one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature, and the Landmark of the Three Frontiers in one day! The magnitude of the 275 waterfalls ...  Read more

Location: Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil
Duration: 1 to 5 hrs

From USD $36.00
Landmark of the Three Frontiers Admission Ticket, Foz do Iguacu, Attraction Tickets
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Landmark of the Three Frontiers Admission Ticket

The Three Borders Landmark, in the city of Foz do Iguaçu, has as its main attraction the triple border between Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. There, the ...  Read more

Location: Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil
Duration: Flexible

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Foz do Iguaçu City Tour including Landmark of the Three Frontiers, World Wonders with Wax Museum ... 
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Foz do Iguaçu City Tour including Landmark of the Three Frontiers, World Wonders with Wax Museum and Dinosaur Park

Enjoy a six-hour, guided tour of the border city of Iguassu falls. See the Three Borders Landmark where of the borders of Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina meet. ...  Read more

Location: Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $111.00
City Tour Puerto Iguazu with visit to Three Frontier Landmark, Puerto Iguazu, City Packages
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City Tour Puerto Iguazu with visit to Three Frontier Landmark

Enjoy a city tour of Puerto Iguazu, including the three frontier landmark

Location: Puerto Iguazú, Argentina
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $32.00
Foz do Iguaçu City Tour and Landmark of the Three Frontiers, Foz do Iguacu, Day Trips
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Foz do Iguaçu City Tour and Landmark of the Three Frontiers

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Join a guided sightseeing tour of downtown Foz do Iguaçu and travel to the Landmark of the Three Frontiers, the meeting point of the three countries in ...  Read more

Location: Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $32.00

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