Read our guide and learn about the best time to visit Iguazú, the must-see attractions and things to do in one of the most beautiful national parks of Argentina and Brazil.
Spread between Argentina and Brazil, Iguazú Falls has been classified as the Seven Wonder of the World. It features 275 waterfalls up to 80 meters high, and one of the most spectacular and colossal is the Devil Throat, a massive drop of turbulent water as you’ve never seen before. Puerto Iguazú is the closest city to the Iguazú National Park in the Argentinian side, and travelers visit the city all year round since it’s on this side that the 80% of the falls are located. First inhabited by the Guaraníes and then colonized by the Spanish Jesuits, Iguazú still displays many of the traditions of both Argentine and European culture. Not far from Puerto Iguazú, the archeological remains of San Ignacio Miní Mission can be visited, as well as native communities that still live in the area. The Iguazú National Park is a natural reserve aimed to protect the Selva Misionera (the jungle of Misiones) where half of the bird species in Argentina can be found and some endangered species like the Jaguar are protected.