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What You Need to Know About Traveling to Iguazu Falls

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Iguazu Falls
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Rare is the natural wonder that you can experience from three different perspectives in three separate countries. This is the experience travelers get when visiting Iguazu Falls, which can be viewed from Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay.

The two most popular sides to view the 1.7-mile-wide falls are Argentina, which can be accessed from Puerto Iguazú, a city in the province of Misiones, Argentina; and Foz do Iguacu, a city that borders the falls in Brazil (which makes a short cameo in the James Bond movie Moonraker). Both areas have been designated National Parks (as well as UNESCO World Heritage Sites) in their respective countries. (The third side can be visited via Ciudad de Este, Paraguay.)

Take a video tour of the falls below, with the emphasis on the two most visited sides.