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La Aripuca Review

It looks like a cross between a log cabin and the Pentagon, but this massive wooden structure—which weighs 551 tons—is a large-scale replica of a Guaraní bird trap. La Aripuca officially showcases different local woods, supposedly for conservation purposes—ironic, given the huge trunks used to build it, and the overpriced wooden furniture that fills the gift shop.

    Contact Information

  • Address: RN 12, Km 5, Puerto Iguazú, Misiones 3370
  • Phone: 3757/423–488
  • Cost: 10 pesos
  • Hours: Daily 9–6
  • Website:
  • Location: Iguazú Falls
Updated: 04-01-2011

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