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Iguazu Travel Guide, Argentina

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Puerto Iguazú is located in Argentina in the region of Misiones. As per the 2001 census, Iguazú is considered as the fifth largest city of Misiones province because it has a population of 32,038.

Transportation

One can enjoy extensive transit options as this place includes Tancredo Neves International Bridge which connects Foz do Iguaçu (a town on brazilian border) to Puerto Iguazú. One can get airplane services from the Cataratas del Iguazú International Airport which is national airport of Iguazu. Foz do Iguaçu International Airport is another popular airport in Puerto Iguazú. Tourists can enjoy direct bus services to places such as Salta by opting to Andesmar. In order to go Buenos Aires, one can get on a bus from several bus companies.

One can opt for Mercobus and Cruzero del Norte to go to Cordoba, Mendoza and Posadas. You can take ferry ride while vacationing in Puerto Iguazú. In order to get around in this beautiful tourist paradise from the main bus station, one can opt for taxis. Besides taxis, municipal buses are also at the service of the local and foreign visitors to make them get around in this place. One of the popular routes of municipal buses runs between Iguazu National Park and Tres Fronteras.

Weather

This place has humid subtropical climate that means it is hotter in summer and warm in winter. It has rainfall of about 200mm throughout the year. Heavy rainfall is one of the major reasons for Puerto Iguazú bing surrounded by rain forests. This place records around 40°C in summer and below 0°C in winters.

Economy

Economy of this place depends highly on tourism industry, as the very famous Iguazu Falls is only 18 kms away from the city. The hotels located in this beautiful region are a major source of employment for locals. With the increasing rate of tourists in this place, many international hotel projects are under construction besides the banks of the famous Iguazú River. Three Frontiers are other popular tourist’s attractions of this place where large number of tourists keep coming throughout the year.

Tourists explore Three Frontiers as Brazilian, Paraguayan and argentine borders meet here. Tourism is a major source of economy in Puerto Iguazú as this place is home to several museums such as the Mbororé Museum and the Museum of Jungle’s Images which amazes tourists. "Güira Oga", "La Aripuca" and Luis Honorio Rolón Nature Park are premium touris attractions.


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