About Foz do Iguacu

Let's have a look around into background of Foz do Iguacu

Let’s have a look around into the background of Foz do Iguaçu.

  • Region: Parana
  • Country: Brazil
  • Latitude: -25.55
  • Longitude: -54.5833333
  • Time zone: America/Campo_Grande
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -3 hours

Weather in Foz do Iguacu

  • Climate: Tropical to Sub-tropical climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March, parts of April, August, and September


Foz do Iguaçu is the Brazilian city which is located on the border of Iguaçu Falls. It is the 7th largest in the state of Paraná. It is located approximately 650 km west of the capital, Curitiba.

The inhabitants of the city are called iguaçuenses. The Iguaçu Falls is located on the border of Argentina and Brazil and was chosen as one of the ‘New Natural Seven Wonders of the World.’ The city is well-known for its tourism and cultural diversity as people from Italy, Portugal, Lebanon, China, Paraguay and Argentina reside there.

Foz do Iguaçu is integrated into a tri-national region. It borders the Argentine city of Puerto Iguazú and the Paraguayan city of Ciudad del Este.

Distance from Foz do Iguacu center to Airport

  • Foz do Iguaçu/Cataratas International Airport
  • Driving Distance: 8 miles / 13 km
  • Driving Time: 15 minutes
  • Languages: Portuguese followed by Spanish

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Foz do Iguaçu/Cataratas International Airport
  • Road: Bus – International Bus Station of Foz do Iguaçu

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% service fee added to the Bill, no tips given separately

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: R$5 to R$10
  • Housekeeper: R$5 to R$10
  • Concierge: R$5 to R$10

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: R$2 to R$5

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Ciudad del Este, Paraguay
  • Cascavel
  • Posadas, Argentina

Emergency Contact Numbers in Foz do Iguacu city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 193/ 190/ 192
  • Airport: Foz do Iguaçu/Cataratas International Airport [ +55 45 3521-4200 ]
  • Hospital: Hospital Municipal Padre Germano Lauck [ +55 45 3521-1950 ]


Let’s step into the extensive list of To Do’s in Foz do Iguaçu.

  • Carnival of Foz do Iguacu
  • Fenartec - Feira das Nacoes, Artesanato, Turismo e Cultura (Fair of Nations, Handicrafts, Tourism and Culture)
  • The Festival Internacional de Turismo das Cataratas do Iguacu (International Tourism Festival of the Iguacu Falls)

Tourist Attractions

  • The Iguazu Falls
  • The Parque das Aves
  • Wax museum

Theatre & Concerts

  • Cine Cataratas
  • Teatro Barracão
  • Iporã Legend - Show

Visit Top Restaurants in Foz do Iguacu

  • Churrascaria do Gaúcho
  • Porto Canoas
  • Churrascaria Bufalo Branco

Top Shopping Centers in Foz do Iguacu

  • Shopping Catuaí Palladium
  • Centro Executivo Mercosul
  • Cataratas JL Shopping

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Ecomuseum of Itaipu
  • Galeria de Arte Joana Dib
  • Meliza's Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Churrascaria - Churrascaria Bufalo Branco
  • Steak chorizo - Cheff Lopes
  • Shashimis - Sushi Hokkai

Sports Club

  • Flamengo Sport Club
  • Clube Calderao - Soccer Club
  • Foz Cataratas Futebol Clube - Football

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 9.00 R$ / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: 4.50 R$ (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 1,733.33 R$
  • Cheap meal: 20.00 R$
  • Gasoline: 3.42 R$ / liter
  • 3 course meal: 60.00 R$