Iguazu Falls or more commonly known as Igaçu Fountains are natural waterfalls situated on the banks of the Iguazu River in the remote border regions of the Argentine state of Misiones. They combine to form the biggest waterfall in the entire world. The falls cut the River Iga into two sections: the lower Iga to the south and the upper Iga to the north.
For centuries, this beautiful natural phenomenon has been a great water power source for the inhabitants of these regions. Because of its great beauty and unique features, the Iga falls became one of the most popular tourist attractions in Brazil and Argentina. Today, the falls still attract thousands of tourists each year.
This is also because the waterfalls are still being developed and maintained by the authorities. To date, only a few parts of the falls remain closed for tourists and private individuals, while the rest of them are open to everyone.
There is no exact date when the first Europeans arrived at the base of Iga. However, historians believe that Europeans started to arrive at the falls about four hundred years ago. A notable explorer by the name of Columbus was the first European to explore the area.
The ruins of an ancient Roman city called Cidade de Dios can also be found near the falls. Some tourists also come here to hike along the main trail in search of ancient archaeological remains.
For the people of Ibiza, Iga is not just an attraction but also a place of spiritual importance. The falls are said to bring rain to the land, as well as good luck. Also, it is said that if one prays and worships near the falls, the rain is believed to fall from heaven, thus strengthening the spirits and prayers.
Due to its mystical nature, Iga falls has become a popular tourist destination for people of all ages. Many of them come here to visit the falls on their holidays to Ibiza, where they can also spend some time in comfortable accommodation while enjoying some beautiful natural surroundings and beautiful scenery.
They enjoy walking along the trails at the edge of the falls, enjoying the refreshing breeze and waterfalls.
The Iga falls are an unforgettable experience for those who have visited this beautiful region in Ibiza. The sightseeing and relaxing ambience of this place cannot be matched by any other. It makes you forget everything else around you and is the perfect place to recharge your spirits.
If you want to enjoy the sights and sounds and the wonderful feeling you will feel after a day spent at the falls, you should visit the region of Ibiza.