HIto Tres Fronteras in Puerto Iguazu

HIto Tres Fronteras in Puerto Iguazu What is it and how to get there

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  • Discover a panoramic spot where you can see three countries and their obelisks.
  • Find fairs, games for kids, and a light and sound show - there's something for everyone.
  • By visiting before sunset, you can fully enjoy all the attractions and get unique sunset views.


The Three Fronteras Landmark is a unique spot where three countries – Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil, converge, united by the Iguazu and Paraná rivers. This place offers the view of three obelisks representing each country, a fair of local crafts, and a kids play area at the Plaza de Agua. At sunset, you can enjoy a light and sound spectacle called the Show of Dancing Waters, which lasts about 20 minutes.

We recommend this visit just before sunset when most businesses are open, and you can enjoy the sunset from a prime location.

Don’t forget to check the schedule of the light show to plan your visit correctly.

Whether you take a break at the nearby café, explore the craft fair, or enjoy the show of dancing waters, this landmark offers a pleasant experience for your free afternoon.


📍 DestinationIguazu Falls
▶ Starting TimeAM or PM
🕛 Duration1hs to 4hs
🚴 Type of TourTraditional
📄 FeaturesGroup Service

How To Visit

The Three Fronteras Landmark is located at Av. Río Iguazú (Puerto Iguazú, Misiones), close to the Amerian Portal del Iguazú hotel.


Begin your journey at the Landmark of the Three Borders, a point where three countries: Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil converge through the Iguazu and Paraná rivers.

Here, you will find their obelisks, built in 1903, each one representing and showcasing the colors of these three countries’ flags as a nod from their respective cities: Puerto Iguazu, Ciudad del Este, and Foz do Iguaçu.

If you have good eyesight, you’ll be able to appreciate the monuments from the viewpoint; although the green landscape and sunsets usually steal all the attention.

During your visit, don’t miss the chance to explore the local craft fair where you can purchase regional crafts and products, ideal for a souvenir or gift.

Also, take a rest at the nearby café, feel the breeze in the designated areas, and even let the kids play and have fun on the installed swings and games.

Here also you’ll find the Plaza de Agua, a small space where the water jets allow you to get wet and cool off a bit. Kids love it, and you should definitely bring a change of clothes if you’re bringing them along.

In the late afternoon, the Show of Dancing Waters begins in the same place, a light and sound spectacle in the waters displaying images and figures of people dancing the traditional dances of Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay. This show lasts about 20 minutes. We suggest checking the current showtimes in your hotel or at a Puerto Iguazu tourism office.

The suggestion is to visit the Landmark of the Three Borders before sunset when all businesses are open, and you’ll be able to see the sun set from a prime viewpoint.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, of course! In the area, there isn’t a stair or anything that would hinder movement. However, if the person cannot walk long distances, we suggest taking a taxi to the attraction to save energy.

It’s a short visit and with the Plaza de Agua and its water jets, it makes it a good activity for minors.

The Tres Fronteras Landmark in Iguazu is a unique spot where Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil meet, linked by the Iguazu and Paraná rivers. It offers a visual spectacle with obelisks, a dancing waters show, a craft fair, and a beautiful sunset view.

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