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La Aripuca

Ruta Nacional 12 4.5, Puerto Iguazu N3370HKA, Argentina
+54 3757 42-3488
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Interesting break for an hour

My friend and I were trying to visit the animal rehabilitation center nearby and the next English... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2016
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Local handicrafts and environmental education

This is a worthwhile place to spend an hour or so if you're in the area. Great place to get... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2016
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Ruta Nacional 12 4.5, Puerto Iguazu N3370HKA, Argentina
+54 3757 42-3488
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

My friend and I were trying to visit the animal rehabilitation center nearby and the next English tour wasn't going to leave for another 90 minutes, so our driver suggested we La Aripuca for an hour if we didn't want to sit on the bench...More

Thank trailblazer119
Reviewed 15 February 2016

This is a worthwhile place to spend an hour or so if you're in the area. Great place to get handicrafts for every reasonable prices, and even buy larger items like furniture from local wood and leather products. No hustling or bargaining. And the mate...More

Thank CalissaT
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Nice place to visit, really cool buildings and fairly inexpensive. Best of all, lots of little souvenirs at actually quite affordable prices. We bought a lot of cool stuff here for ourselves and as gifts!

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

It's an amazing place where nature rises again and shows us hoy important it is to take care of our enviroment. Although they charge you for a guided tour, I'm still wondering what the tour is about...just for five minutes they tell you about the...More

Thank TaTa C
Reviewed 12 October 2015

The aripuca is a symbol of ancient guaraní tribes used to haunt birds. The concept in here is the gigantic structure made with really big and old trees from the rainforest that were cut down, deforest, to use land for other activities. Now there is...More

Thank Teodelinap
Reviewed 9 October 2015

A great experience seeing all the ancient trees. A very interesting English speaking guide gave us a short overview and pointed us in the right direction so see (and hear) everything. A harpist in an open sided building was mesmerising - remember there is a...More

1  Thank MalcandSteve
Reviewed 22 May 2015

I discovered this place while walking and it was a lovely place to look around and take a break. I found the crafts to be affordable and unique. The main attraction is a gigantic building made from large tree parts - really unusual place to...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

The entrance fee (50 pesos) includes the entrance and a 5 minutes guided tour explanation of what this small park is. Then, it is just a place to take pictures of the different trees that used to inhabit the area and to do some shopping....More

Thank Maximiliano R
Reviewed 2 April 2015

Fascinating facility - the guide first explains how the natives trapped small animals then shows you this giant replica of the trap build from old forest redwoods (similar to the California type). You can then wander the area to see (and buy) local native crafts....More

1  Thank BSinPNS
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Our visit to Aripuca was a part of a packaged city tour following our day at Iguazu. We had no idea what to expect and were pleasantly surprised. After a short orientation to the site by the bilingual guide who explained the purpose of Aripuca...More

4  Thank travelmuse1
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