Introductions to Ciudad del Este

Ciudad del Este is a border city in Paraguay. It is close to borders of three countries, one its own country, Paraguay and the other countries are Brazil and Argentina.

An international bridge built over the Parana River links it to the city of Foz do Iguacu, in Brazil. This bridge is called Puente de la Amistad in Spanish or Ponte da Amizade, in Portuguese. It means the ‘Friendship Bridge’.

Ciudad del Este was originally named Puerto Presidente Stroessner. It is also known as City of the East or the Supermarket of South America. Many people club a visit to Ciudad del Este while on their trip to Brazil and Argentina. You can easily cross over to these countries, from this city.

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