The Brazilian landmark includes a panoramic form of the other two points, with a fantastic setting of the sun.
The obelisk is a tourist spot that symbolically marks the tri-border between Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay with their respective national colors. Each of the three obelisks represents the sovereignty of the three nations. They are located on the banks of the Iguassu and the Parana River.
The landmark is located in the Brazilian city of Foz do Iguassu. It was inaugurated on July 20, 1903, along with the Argentine landmark, located at the city of Puerto Iguazu, and the Paraguayan landmark in President Franco. The founding stone “Cabeza de Vaca Memorial” is also located there. It honors the discoverer of the falls, Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, who was the first European to reach the falls in 1542.
The landmark is intended to represent equality and respect between the three nations. In this context, the three obelisks form an equilateral triangle.
The Brazilian landmark includes a panoramic form of the other two points, with a fantastic setting of the sun shared by all three countries. To complete picture, we still have the strength of the rivers that cut through the three countries.
The Tri-Border Landmark structure includes a parking lot, coffee shop, craft shop and a viewpoint. It is six kilometers from downtown Foz do Iguassu.
The Landmark was established as one of the main sights of Foz do Iguassu and its importance symbolizes the meeting of three Latin brother countries with different languages but having the meeting of the waters of the rivers in common.
photo credite to – Rafael Guimarães