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Ciudad del Este, the second largest city in the country, is one of the most densely populated cities in Paraguay. Ciudad del Este shares a border with Brazil and Argentina. The Friendship Bridge that connects Fog du Iguacu and the Iguazu Waterfalls has formed an unbreakable bond between the three cities. The second largest hydroelectric project in the world, the Itaipu dam, illuminates and blesses this buzzing city that is replete with a plethora of markets sprawled across the urban expanse. Labeled the third most important shopping destination in the world, the city has several options: from Paraguay Border Market to malls like Shopping China and Plaza Jesuitica, its shopping culture has a lot to offer at dirt cheap prices. Gastronomically speaking, the inner alleys and food courts in malls serve everything from local to Lebanese, Asian and American cuisine to eager customers. Ciudad del Este is a thriving city with plenty to offer to visitors, tourists and shoppers.
Bird watching of a different kind that's what Parque Das Aves or Bird Park is famous for. Watch and learn about some of the most rare and wonderful kinds of birds, butterflies and reptiles at this interactive park.
A project shared by 2 neighboring countries viz; Brazil and Paraguay, Itaipu Dam is one of the best initiatives. This hydroelectric dam on river Parana is the largest in the world.
A massive conservation effort, the Iguaçu National Park is large enough to cover both Argentina and Brazil. So integral and delicate is this place, that it has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the website for more information.