Foz do Iguaçu
Foz do Iguaçu has peculiarities that make it always be in the media: the Iguaçu Falls, the world's largest hydroelectric dam in energy production, two important rivers pass through the city, the rivers Iguaçu and Paraná, it has a valuable area of preservation of fauna and flora of the Atlantic Forest biome, it has borders with two countries and its population is made up of over 80 ethnic groups. Wow! How much there is to see here!
In short: it is a place of contact with nature, where there is one of the largest works of engineering and where you can get to know different cultures.
Whether it's because of religiosity, food, physical traits or customs, when you're strolling the city streets, you'll see people and businesses that translate this cultural richness visually. When it comes to food, enjoy steakhouses, Japanese, Chinese, Italian and Taiwanese restaurants. One detail: Brazil's second largest Arabic colony is in Foz do Iguaçu. Therefore, you will find typical supermarkets, restaurants and candy shops. In addition to that, many hotels reproduce in the menus this gastronomic diversity. There are also hostels that make a special program with typical dishes of the region. We assure you that the local cuisine is an item that will catch your eye and will be an important part of your travel experience. Explore the typical food and drinks here. In terms of gastronomy, the city has great infrastructure for those who are vegetarian, vegan, celiac or have some restrictive diet.
Foz do Iguaçu has two big malls. One of them is right in the city center and the other on the Avenida das Cataratas. They are great for shopping, with national and international brands, offering services such as currency exchange, food court and cinema. Urban landscaping in the city will call your attention as well. In most places, there are many trees. When moving around the city, look out for Avenida Pedro Basso (one of the most beautiful streets), also a good stretch of Avenida Paraná is known for its beautiful trees.
As for the nightlife, there are excellent bar options on Jorge Schimmelpfeng Avenue. If you have not tried it yet, take the opportunity to order a typical Brazilian drink, the caipirinha, and also beer. But to have a perfect evening, of course, go to your accommodation in public transportation, with a transport app, by taxi or on foot.